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May 16, 2022

Macon, GA – Man Critically Injured in Wrong-Way Accident on I-16

Macon, GA (May 16, 2022) – Serious injuries stemmed from a wrong-way accident that took place on a major roadway in Macon on Monday afternoon, May 16. 

According to Macon officials, the accident happened on I-16 around the area of the Spring Street exit ramp. The driver of a 2002 Chevy Silverado collided with a Chevrolet Malibu head-on after one of the vehicles was traveling in the wrong lane. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Malibu was critically injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. His current condition is not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

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

Our thoughts go out to the victim who was critically injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Auto accidents happen in the thousands every month in Georgia. In just one year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents caused by the negligence of others. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation confirmed that 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, with a large percentage of them leading to serious injuries. Depending on the severity of the injuries that you are faced with, you could be spending time in the hospital for days, weeks, or even months. On top of that, you might miss out on time in the workplace as you get back on your feet. This can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with an attorney immediately. 

If you or somebody you love has been hurt in a car accident, you should know that you have a wide array of options moving forward. Speaking with a Macon car accident attorney is absolutely imperative during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to show that the following factors were present in your accident: 

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

If you have been hurt in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a skilled Macon personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates, we have diligently assisted those injured in serious Georgia car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our resources along the way. Our attorneys have decades of experience when it comes to handling these claims. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after a serious car accident. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a car accident attorney in Macon at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we 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.