Mt. Airy, GA (March 1, 2023) – Around 3:07 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 28, two people sustained serious injuries in an intersection crash in Mt. Airy.
According to Habersham County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-197 and Blacksnake Road. Police confirmed that 87-year-old Mary Lou Demore was traveling south on Blacksnake in a GMC Terrain when she stopped at the stop sign at the intersection. At the same time, 25-year-old Billie Ann Tarango was driving north in a Honda Civic and going around a curve in the road. Demore started to enter the intersection, which is when both vehicles collided with one another. The Honda went down an embankment, sustaining severe damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Mt. Airy responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Both drivers involved in the accident were seriously injured and taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment. Their current conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for an hour until police fully cleared the scene. Police confirmed that Demore was charged with failing to yield.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Being injured in a car accident is a reality that far too many people experience in Georgia every year. These accidents occur every hour of the day within the state. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others in Georgia. This means that hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in these accidents throughout the state every year. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary thing to face entirely on your own. This is why speaking with a Mt. Airy car accident attorney is incredibly important. An attorney will be able to help you answer questions in your case, such as some of the following:
- What evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for your accident?
- What deadlines do you need to comply with when it comes to your case?
- Will your claim be settled, or will it make it all the way to trial?
These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a skilled and compassionate Mt. Airy personal injury lawyer.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident. We want to provide you with the best care as you attempt to get back on your feet. Our attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your claim and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Mt. Airy at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.
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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