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August 21, 2022

Rome, GA – Motorcycle Crash with Injuries at Shorter Ave & Old Airport Rd 

Rome, GA (August 21, 2022) – Around 7:30 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, August 21, a motorcycle crash in Rome led to injuries. 

According to Rome Police Department officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Shorter Avenue and Old Airport Road. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a passenger vehicle, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Nobody else was injured in the collision. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of the accident. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcycle accidents happen every single day in Georgia and have actually been increasing on our roads. These accidents tend to be incredibly severe due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, aside from their helmets. In 2017, it was reported that a total of 139 people were killed in fatal Georgia motorcycle accidents and many others were seriously injured. Though a motorcycle crash can happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for accidents. If you have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

If you have been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with a Rome motorcycle accident attorneyas soon as possible. Many serious injuries stem from motorcycle accidents, including the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Fractures
  • Organ damage

These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have sustained harm in one of these accidents, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why speaking with a Rome personal injury lawyer is so vital. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to stand by your side after you have been hurt in a serious motorcycle accident. Having our assistance can ensure that your rights are being protected and that all of your questions are answered during these difficult times. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages at this time. You should not have to stand alone after you have been seriously injured in an accident. We are here for you along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Rome at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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. 

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.