Pembroke, GA – Six Injured in Rollover Accident in EB Lanes of I-16
Pembroke, GA (September 11, 2022) – Six people sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place on a highway in Pembroke on Saturday night, September 10.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened around 7:05 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-16 around the area of mile marker 133. A silver Nissan was traveling in the area and headed east. Police claim that the driver lost control of their vehicle and struck a culvert off the northbound shoulder, causing the vehicle to overturn multiple times.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help. A total of four people were trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by fire crews. Two other people inside the vehicle were not trapped. All six of the victims inside the vehicle sustained minor to moderate injuries and were rushed to Memorial Medical Center for treatment. Their current conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, all eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked for approximately two hours. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries as a result of this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are seriously injured in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. In 2020, it was reported that 331,000 car accidents took place, leading to injuries in over 125,000 victims. Car accidents happen on our highways due to negligent acts far too often, as drivers are not always paying close attention to the roads around these areas. If you have been hurt in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been seriously injured in a collision, speaking with a Pembroke car accident attorney is in your best interests. The process for filing a claim is not always an easy thing to do. Having an attorney on your side can help you with many aspects of your claim. They can help you show that the following aspects are present in your claim:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- A driver breached this duty of care through negligent acts
- The breach in duty led to your accident
- The accident led to damages
You should speak with a Pembroke personal injury lawyer immediately following your accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after you have been seriously injured in a car accident caused by another party. Our attorneys will focus on the legal aspects of your claim so that you can focus completely on your recovery. You have options during these difficult times and may find that you are entitled to compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Pembroke 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.
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