Savannah, GA (January 13, 2023) – Five people were injured following a head-on collision involving a fire engine and a dump truck in the Savannah area on Wednesday morning, January 11.
The accident was reported at the corner of Abercorn Street and Gateway Boulevard at around 10:15 a.m. Five people involved were hospitalized for treatment of sustained injuries. Two of the victims were reportedly firefighters. All westbound lanes were temporarily shut down while emergency crews were on-site.
No additional information has been supplied at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Georgia
Head-on collisions are among the deadliest types of car accidents, due to the high impact forces experienced by both drivers. These accidents occur when two cars collide while moving in opposite directions. Despite making up only 2% of total car accidents, head-on collisions account for a disproportionate number of traffic fatalities, over 10%.
A personal injury lawyer in Georgia can help you get financial compensation for your medical costs, lost pay from being unable to work, and other sorts of damages if you are wounded in a car accident. By demonstrating that the other party was to blame for the accident, you can obtain this compensation. As soon as you are physically able to do so, you must seek medical care. It is well known that car accidents will result in serious injuries. By using our services, you’ll hasten both your physical and financial recovery.
Some of the out-of-pocket expenses you spent as a direct result of the automobile accident you were involved in may be covered by a personal injury settlement. Medical expenses, pain and suffering reimbursement, lost income, prescription drug costs, and in some circumstances, lost future earning potential, may all be covered by a personal injury claim. You will require the advice of legal counsel if you want the full compensation to which you are legally entitled, as your insurance coverage might only cover a portion of your losses.
If you sustained serious injuries in a car accident, think about turning to the skilled legal team at Monge & Associates to handle your personal injury claim. We give every case our complete attention and have a history of success. Our lawyers have a track record of successfully assisting clients in collecting compensation for losses brought on by traffic accidents, and they are dedicated to helping you make a full recovery. To schedule a consultation with a personal injury attorney in Savannah and go over your legal options, call our office at 888-688-1924.
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