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June 13, 2022

Dalton, GA – Rear-End Collision with Injuries on Shugart Rd

Dalton, GA (June 13, 2022) – One or more parties were hurt in a rear-end collision that took place on a major road in Dalton around 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon, June 13. 

According to Whitfield County officials, the accident happened on Shugart Road. Two vehicles were allegedly traveling in the area when one started to follow the other too closely. It slammed into the back of the first vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Dalton responders were called to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen assisting those with injuries at the scene. The injured parties were then rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene and ensure that traffic could continue as normal. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Being hurt in a car accident is a reality that far too many individuals face in the state of Georgia every single year. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are injured in these accidents each year due to the negligent acts of others. Car accidents take on many forms but rear-end accidents are known for being some of the most common. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons in Georgia, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. You should be prepared to speak with a Dalton car accident lawyer that you can trust in your time of need. An attorney will be able to help you by helping you show that the following aspects were present in your case: 

  • A driver owed you a duty of care
  • A driver breached that duty of care through their negligent actions
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

You should speak with a dedicated Dalton personal injury lawyer after an accident so that you can protect your rights from the very start.

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a Georgia car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer to stand by your side during these difficult times. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should never delay when it comes to seeking assistance. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Dalton at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you at this time. 

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.