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March 13, 2022

Monroe, GA – DUI Accident with Injuries on GA-138 Near Rowe Rd

Monroe, GA (March 13, 2022) – On Friday evening, March 11, a DUI accident with injuries took place on a major roadway in Monroe. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on GA-138 around the area of Rowe Road at 7:15 p.m. Police confirmed that five vehicles were involved in the collision. One vehicle failed to maintain its lane, crossing into the traffic and striking another vehicle. This ended up causing a chain-reaction collision with two vehicles colliding head-on. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision. They were all transported to local hospitals for treatment.

A large portion of the roadway was blocked for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene. Police confirmed that one of the drivers was intoxicated at the time of the accident. He has since been charged with DUI but other charges are still pending. 

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

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

DUI accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on Georgia roads. When a driver makes the decision to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, they are risking the lives of everyone on our roads. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it was reported that approximately 3,699 people were killed in fatal drunk driving accidents throughout Georgia. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a DUI accident, especially when you have to prove that another party’s negligent acts led to your accident. This is why it is crucial that you seek the assistance of an attorney that you can trust. 

Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only a Monroe car accident lawyer will be able to answer. An attorney can assist you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. You will have to show that several aspects were prevalent in your accident: 

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

If your life has been impacted by a serious car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with a Monroe personal injury lawyer that you can trust at this time. 

Monroe Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a Georgia DUI accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in a collision. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will help you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Monroe at (678) 832-0585 to find out what options you have 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.