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April 5, 2022

LaGrange, GA – Three Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash on New Franklin Rd 

LaGrange, GA (April 5, 2022) – On Sunday morning, April 3, three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash that took place on a roadway in LaGrange. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on New Franklin Road around the area of the Martha Berry Highway. A driver was operating their Nissan Pathfinder and traveling north at a high rate of speed. The driver suddenly lost control of their vehicle, which caused it to leave the road and strike a curb, a light pole, and a tree. The vehicle then landed back on the road and overturned. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver, as well as a juvenile passenger, were taken to a local hospital for treatment. A second juvenile passenger was rushed to a hospital by medical helicopter for treatment of severe injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. The driver was charged with DUI, child endangerment, and more. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it is available. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are impacted by car accidents in the state of Georgia. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation confirmed that 331,000 car accidents took place in the state, with approximately 125,000 leading to injuries. These accidents take on many forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most catastrophic. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. If you have been hurt in one of these severe accidents, you should have the help of an attorney on your side. 

Being injured in a car accident can be an impactful time in your life. You may have a variety of questions that only a LaGrange car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a LaGrange personal injury attorney on your side. 

LaGrange Car Accident Attorneys

Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, you have options and should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in LaGrange at (678) 832-0585 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 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.