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August 13, 2022

Dalton, GA – Two-Vehicle Crash at Walnut Ave & Abutment Rd Intersection

Dalton, GA (August 13, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a two-vehicle crash that happened at an intersection in Dalton on Saturday evening, August 13. 

According to Whitfield County officials, the accident happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Abutment Road. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when the vehicles suddenly entered the intersection at the same time and collided with one another. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

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

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. Millions of intersection accidents take place in the U.S. every year due to the reckless acts of others. There are many common reasons for crashes, including the following: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you will need to show that another party is at fault for your accident. Since this is not always an easy thing to do, you should speak with a legal advocate that you can rely on. 

Facing a car accident on your own is never easy to do. You may have questions that only a skilled Dalton car accident attorney will be able to help you answer. An attorney will be able to help you meet deadlines in your claim, as well as help you to gather any evidence that you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident. Speaking with a Dalton personal injury lawyer can help you during these difficult times. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after an accident that is not your fault. You have many rights and options under Georgia law when it comes to accidents. You may think that speaking with an attorney is a waste of time, when really it can help you get back on your feet and move forward. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Dalton at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have as you navigate the legal system. 

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.