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May 2, 2022

Rockmart, GA – Hit-and-Run Accident with Injuries on Morgan Valley Rd 

Rockmart, GA (May 2, 2022) – On Sunday evening, May 1, a hit-and-run accident took place on a roadway in Rockmart that led to injuries. 

According to the Polk County Police Department, the accident happened on Morgan Valley Road. A silver sedan was traveling in the area when it forcefully collided with a second passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The silver sedan then fled the scene of the collision without stopping. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims in the vehicle that remained at the scene sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. They also attempted to find the driver of the silver sedan, which sustained severe front-end damage. It is not known if the driver was located. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time. 

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

Hit-and-Run Accidents in Georgia

Hit-and-run accidents happen more commonly on our roads than you may have originally thought. In 2015 alone, it is estimated that approximately 737,100 hit-and-run accidents took place and these numbers are only increasing every year. Hit-and-run collisions account for approximately 5% of traffic fatalities and many other injured victims. When drivers make the decision to flee the scene of a crash, it could lead to life-altering results. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate that you can trust. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a scary time in your life. This is especially true if you have never been involved in an accident with a hit-and-run driver. You may have questions that only a Rockmart car accident lawyer can answer. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for your collision? What deadlines will you be expected to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Rockmart personal injury lawyer by your side. 

Rockmart Hit-and-Run Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after one of these accidents has turned your life upside-down. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Therapy costs
  • Pain and suffering

If you have been hurt in a collision, we will stand by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Rockmart at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.