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May 13, 2022

Hiram, GA – Injury Accident at Hiram Douglasville Hwy & Bill Carruth Pkwy 

Hiram, GA (May 13, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious car accident that took place at an intersection in Hiram on Friday evening, May 13. 

According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 5:28 p.m. at the intersection of Hiram Douglasville Highway and Bill Carruth Parkway. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one started to make a turn at the intersection, causing them to collide with a second vehicle. Both vehicles sustained severe damage as a result. 

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

The roadway was blocked for an hour following the collision. Police urged those in the area to find alternate routes until they had the scene fully cleared. 

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time. 

We offer our deepest sympathies to those who have been hurt in the accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Many individuals who have been hurt in a car accident will wonder how they can move forward after a serious car accident. This is a reality for hundreds of thousands of people every year in Georgia, in fact. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were injured in car accidents throughout Georgia. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to a wide array of financial damages, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving such as fiddling with the radio and texting
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

You have options during these difficult times and should speak with an attorney immediately. 

Every driver is supposed to do everything in their nature to abide by the rules of the road. This has been enacted as a way to protect those who share our roads. When a driver has engaged in a careless act and broke the rules of the road, you will be able to show that they were acting negligently in your accident. After you have been hurt in a car accident, one of the most important things that you can do is to explore all of your available legal options. Speaking with a Hiram personal injury attorney can put you in the best position as you move forward during these difficult times. 

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys understand how difficult the aftermath of a car accident can be. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time in Georgia. Our attorneys will represent you and answer any questions that you have so that you can move forward after an accident. We will help you deal with the insurance company so that you can get back on your feet on both physical and financial levels. Please contact a car accident attorney in Hiram at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.