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July 28, 2022

Macon, GA – Shirley Dukes Critically Injured in Car Crash on Rocky Creek Rd 

Macon, GA (July 28, 2022) – Around 9 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, July 26, a woman was critically injured in a Macon car accident. 

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on Rocky Creek Road. Police confirmed that a Chevrolet Equinox was traveling in the area when it collided with an Infiniti sedan. One of the vehicles was pulling out from an apartment complex at the time of the crash, which caused severe damage to both vehicles. 

Emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. Police confirmed that 59-year-old Shirley Dukes, who was driving the Chevrolet, was ejected from her vehicle and landed under the Infiniti. She was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of critical injuries. The driver of the Infiniti was also hospitalized but they are expected to be okay. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties injured in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every day in the state of Georgia, some of which are more severe than others. Though most of the accidents you will be involved in are minor in nature, others have the ability to be incredibly severe in nature. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that over 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. Having your life impacted by a car accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident. 

Facing a car accident entirely on your own can be a confusing time in your life. This is why, after an accident, you should have the skilled help of a Macon car accident lawyer in your time of need. An attorney will be able to play a huge role in your claim by helping you with the following aspects: 

  • Gathering evidence to hold another party liable for your claim
  • Gaining the best results from the insurance company so that you do not have to deal with them on your own
  • Helping you to meet deadlines that are required to move forward with a claim

If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with a Macon personal injury attorney as soon as possible. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you protect your rights after a serious car accident. We understand what a chaotic time that you are going through and offer our support when you need it the most. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you gain the compensation that you deserve during these challenging times. Please contact a car accident attorney in Macon at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available 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. 

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.