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July 25, 2022

Dalton, GA – DUI Accident Leads to Serious Injuries in NB Lanes of I-75

Dalton, GA (July 25, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries in a DUI crash that took place on a highway in Dalton on Sunday night, July 24. 

According to Whitfield County officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of mile marker 327. Two vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when one rear-ended the other. Police determined that the driver who rear-ended the other vehicle was  driving intoxicated at the time of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders immediately arrived at the scene to help those in need. A female and male inside the vehicle that was rear-ended were taken to local hospitals for treatment for their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in several northbound lanes of traffic as police worked to clear the scene. It is believed that the drunk driver was arrested for DUI and other charges. 

No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to those injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

DUI Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations in Georgia. Especially when these accidents involve a DUI driver, they are likely to lead to lead to extensive harm. Driving while intoxicated can affect your driving in many ways, changing your perception and making it difficult to maintain a vehicle. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it was estimated that approximately 3,699 people were killed in Georgia car accidents caused by drunk drivers. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye and lead to serious harm. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident in Georgia and believe that a drunk driver is to blame, you have options moving forward. 

In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a serious DUI car accident. You may have questions concerning your claim, which is why you should speak with a Dalton car accident lawyer that you can trust. Because DUI accidents tend to be forceful and devastating when they occur, serious injuries tend to result. These sometimes include some of the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Burns

These injuries can affect your life for years to come, leaving you in a difficult position. This is why it is imperative that you speak with a Dalton personal injury lawyer immediately. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a DUI accident in Georgia. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will help you show that another party is liable because they were driving intoxicated at the time of the accident. We are here for you when you need us the most, as car accident claims can be complex. Please contact a car accident attorney in Dalton at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.