Gainesville, GA – One Injured in Car Crash at Southers Rd & Greencrest Rd
Last updated Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Gainesville, GA (February 22, 2023) – At 11:50 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, February 21, one person was hurt in a car accident at a Gainesville intersection.
According to Hall County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Southers Road and Greencrest Road. Police confirmed that an adult male driver was speeding in the area when he suddenly lost control of his vehicle around a curve. The vehicle went off the roadway, collided with a tree, and rotated into a ditch off the side of the road. The vehicle was left with extensive damage and caught fire after landing in the ditch.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Gainesville responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A female passenger was left inside the vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews. The victim, identified as a 26-year-old female, was seriously injured in the collision. She was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The male driver fled the scene on foot.
A portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police did not say if they located the driver responsible for the accident.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the woman injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Throughout the state of Georgia and beyond, car accidents have quickly become commonplace. In one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 331,000 car accidents happened within the state, leading to injuries in over 125,000 victims. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas, but intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to carelessness. If you have been hurt in a Georgia car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
Your physical and emotional recovery is incredibly important after a car accident. Unfortunately, as the bills pile up against you, you may not be able to fully focus on your physical recovery. This can leave you in a difficult position, especially when you are unable to return to work. This is a reality that many car accident victims face each year, especially those who have sustained the following injuries:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Organ damage
- Spinal cord injuries
Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with a Gainesville car accident attorney as soon as possible after your accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have been harmed in a Georgia car accident. We want to help you move forward physically, emotionally, and financially after a car accident that is not your fault. You may find that you are eligible for compensation to cover aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a car accident attorney in Gainesville at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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 incorrect information, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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