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March 13, 2022

Richmond Hill, GA – Five-Vehicle DUI Crash Causes Injuries to One on I-95

Richmond Hill, GA (March 13, 2022) – One person was injured in a five-vehicle DUI crash took place on a roadway in Richmond Hill. 

According to local officials, the accident happened on Saturday afternoon, March 12. A woman was traveling on I-95 around the area of exit 87 in the northbound lanes. She suddenly lost control of her vehicle, causing it to spin out on the highway. Her vehicle struck several other vehicles. A total of five vehicles were involved in the pile-up. One of the vehicles was identified as a hearse, which was carrying the remains of a person. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be removed by fire crews. They were taken to Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries, though their current condition is not yet known. 

The woman who caused the accident was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of a crash, failing to maintain her lane, and traveling too fast for road conditions. 

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 accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

DUI Accidents in Georgia

Accidents caused by drunk driving are known for being incredibly severe at times. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it is estimated that approximately 3,699 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in Georgia. These accidents are highly preventable but continue to occur due to the negligence of others. Being hurt in a DUI car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

When somebody has acted in a careless fashion and it led to your accident, you should know that you have options. You should speak with a dedicated Richmond Hill car accident attorney who can handle every aspect of your claim. This is especially vital if you have sustained serious injuries, including some of the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures

If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party, you will have to show that they have acted in a negligent fashion. It is imperative that you speak with a Richmond Hill personal injury attorney at this time.

Richmond Hill Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after one of these accidents and offer our help and resources along the way. You need compensation for the losses that you have suffered due to your accident. We will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Richmond Hill at (678) 832-0585 to find out what options you have. 

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.