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May 14, 2022

LaFayette, GA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on GA-136 Going Toward Trenton

LaFayette, GA (May 14, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place on a roadway in LaFayette on Friday evening, May 13. 

Walker County officials confirmed that the accident happened around 7:45 p.m. on GA-136. A vehicle was traveling in LaFayette headed toward the Trenton area when the driver suddenly lost control due to reasons that are still under investigation. This caused the vehicle to veer off the side of the road, where it forcefully crashed and sustained heavy damages. 

Local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims inside the vehicle sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals, though their current conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was entirely blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those traveling through to use an alternate route. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

We would like to offer our thoughts to those recovering from injuries caused by the accident at this time. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

According to statistics taken in recent years, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents every month in Georgia. This means that hundreds of thousands of people will sustain injuries yearly and undergo hospitalization throughout the state. In just 2020, in fact, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that approximately 125,000 individuals were injured as a result of car accidents throughout all of Georgia. These accidents happen every day on our major highways due to many reasons, including the following: 

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

If you are an innocent party who was affected by a negligent driver, it is important that you have the help of a skilled attorney on your side moving forward. 

For those who have been hurt in a car accident, it can be a difficult time to get back on their feet. Having the help of a LaFayette car accident lawyer on your side can benefit you in many ways. You could require extensive medical care after an accident or miss out on time in the workplace when you are unable to return to work. You have many rights and options under Georgia accident law during these difficult times. It is crucial that you speak with a LaFayette personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, our attorneys have years of experience handling Georgia personal injury claims. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. The insurance company in your claim will likely try to do everything they can to put off paying you exactly what you deserve in your claim. You have options and should never have to face the aftermath of a collision on your own at this time. Please contact a car accident attorney in LaFayette at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how our attorneys can help 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 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.