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April 4, 2022

Rome, GA – Two Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on GA-53

Rome, GA (April 4, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a hit-and-run crash that took place at a Rome intersection on Monday afternoon, April 4. 

According to Rome Police, the accident happened in the afternoon hours at the intersection of GA-53 and Veterans Memorial Highway. A driver was stopped at the intersection while the driver of a Kia Forte was attempting to travel around them. In doing so, the Kia collided with the side of the other vehicle. The driver then fled the scene of the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people who remained at the scene were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their current conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police did not say if they found the other driver involved in the accident. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Hit-and-run accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Georgia. According to statistics released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, approximately 1 hit-and-run accident happens every 60 seconds. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers flee the scene without stopping, risking the lives of those involved. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a hit-and-run accident, you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that you have sustained in an accident. These accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, turning your life upside-down. This is why you should have a legal advocate on your side as you move forward. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face on your own. Speaking with a Rome car accident attorneyis one of the best ways that you can get back on your feet after one of these collisions happens. This is especially true if you have sustained any of these serious injuries:

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

These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. This can leave you in a difficult financial position. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a dedicated Rome personal injury lawyer that you can trust. 

Rome Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious car accident. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the justice and compensation that you deserve during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Rome at (678) 832-0585 for more information on what options are available for 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.