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Gainesville, GA – Update: Serious Head-on Collision Injures Several on Aviation Blvd

Last updated Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

Gainesville, GA (March 20, 2023) – Serious injuries were reported following a head-on collision on a roadway in Gainesville on Wednesday afternoon, March 15. The involved parties have since been identified by police.

According to Gainesville Police, the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Aviation Boulevard. Police confirmed that 53-year-old Trevor Gradidge was traveling east on Aviation when he suddenly crossed into the other lane of traffic, striking a Honda Odyssey head-on. The driver of that vehicle was identified as 46-year-old Enrique Andres. Both vehicles sustained immense damage in the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Gradidge, as well as his passenger, 61-year-old Gregg Kettyle, were both taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the Honda was listed in stable condition after being hospitalized.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to quickly clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We want to take this time to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured as a result of this accident.

Car Accidents in Georgia 

3/20 Gainesville, GA – Update: Serious Head-on Collision Injures Several on Aviation Blvd Head-on collisions are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in the state of Georgia. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 4% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. When these accidents do occur, there is a 10% chance that a collision will lead to fatalities. A head-on collision can be an incredibly scary experience for anybody involved, as these accidents tend to lead to damages and injuries within seconds. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in many ways. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the assistance of a Gainesville car accident attorney. An attorney will be able to help you from start to finish when it comes to your claim. An attorney will be able to help you prove that some of the following aspects were present at the time of your collision:

  • A driver owed you a duty of care
  • A driver breached that duty of care
  • The breach of duty led to your accident
  • Your accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have sustained immense harm in a car accident, speaking with a Gainesville personal injury lawyer is one of the best steps that you can take.

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault. You should take action as soon as possible after a car accident. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way as you learn to navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Gainesville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your dire time of need.

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.

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