Lookout Mtn, GA – Two-Vehicle Crash with Severe Injuries on Scenic Hwy
Lookout Mountain, GA (August 26, 2022) – Around 6:30 p.m. on the evening of Friday, August 26, a two-vehicle crash with serious injuries took place in Lookout Mountain.
Dade County officials confirmed that the accident happened on Scenic Highway on Lookout Mountain. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they went around a curve in the road and one crashed into the other. The involved vehicles both sustained severe damages as a result of the crash.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. The parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of severe injuries, though their current conditions are not yet known. It is believed that medical helicopters were at the scene to transport victims.
The roadway was blocked in both lanes of traffic for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts are with those who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been happening more and more commonly over the years in the state of Georgia. In fact, they have now become a leading cause of hospitalizations in the state over recent years. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents lead to injuries in Georgia every year. In just 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Many motorists wonder where they can turn and what options they have after they have been hurt in a serious car accident.
Negligence is almost always at play in a car accident, and how do you prove that another party acted negligently? The best way is to speak with a Lookout Mountain car accident lawyer who has handled these claims previously. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, from helping you to meet deadlines and working with the big-name insurance companies so that you do not have to go it alone. An attorney can help you show that the following aspects were present in your case:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- A driver breached this duty of care
- The breach in duty led to your accident
- Your accident led to damages
You have options after an accident and should speak with a Lookout Mountain personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious car accident in Georgia. We have decades of experience handling claims for victims and will provide you with the resources that you need to successfully move forward. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you receive the compensation that you deserve at this time. Please contact a car accident attorney in Lookout Mountain at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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.
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