Riverdale, GA – Injury Collision at Hwy 138 & Hwy 85 Intersection
Last updated Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Riverdale, GA (February 8, 2023) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place at a Riverdale intersection on Wednesday morning, February 8.
According to Riverdale Police, the accident happened around 6:12 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 138 and Highway 85. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Riverdale paramedics and fire crews were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
A large portion of the road was blocked at the intersection, and police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to those injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents land hundreds of victims in the hospital every single day. This means that hundreds of thousands of individuals are injured in these collisions every year in Georgia. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. Though a car accident could happen anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. You may think that you have special protection inside a vehicle, but a car accident could occur within the blink of an eye, turning every aspect of your life upside-down. Speaking with an attorney is incredibly important during these difficult times.
If you or somebody you know has been hurt in a car accident, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Riverdale car accident attorney as soon as possible. It can be difficult to piece together the circumstances that led to your claim, which is why you should always have experienced legal help on your side. An attorney can also help with some of the following aspects:
- Helping you to gather necessary evidence in your claim
- Helping you to meet deadlines in your claim
- Working hands-on to negotiate with the insurance company
If you have been hurt in a car accident, speaking with a Riverdale personal injury attorney is in your best interests moving forward.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after your life has been affected by a Georgia car accident. When an unexpected car accident happens, we want you to know that we are here for you every step of the way. The legal process can be a confusing and upsetting time as you work on your recovery. Our attorneys are well-versed in these claims and will assist you when you need us the most. Please contact a car accident attorney in Riverdale at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you.
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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