Savannah, GA – Multi-Vehicle Crash with Injuries on Hwy 80 at Lazaretto Creek Bridge
Savannah, GA (August 21, 2022) – Early Saturday morning, August 20, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries took place on a highway in Savannah.
According to Tybee Island Police Department officials, the accident happened on Highway 80 around the area of the Lazaretto Creek Bridge. Police confirmed that multiple cars were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons, causing a chain-reaction result. The vehicles were all badly damaged in the crash.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The whole bridge was blocked in the area for some time. There were no alternate routes so police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation. They will update with any new information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this car accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been happening more commonly than ever before in the state of Georgia over recent years. When drivers are not paying attention to the roads around them, collisions happen in the blink of an eye. This is a reality that hundreds of thousands of victims experience every year within the state. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 125,000 people were severely injured in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, speaking with a skilled attorney is in your best interests.
After you have sought medical attention for your injuries after an accident, speaking with a Savannah car accident attorney is one of the best first steps that you can take. During this difficult time, you and your family should speak with an attorney who can answer any questions that you have, including the following:
- What evidence is necessary in your claim?
- What deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful case?
- What should you say to the insurance company involved in your claim?
These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a skilled Savannah personal injury attorney for the first time.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious car crash that is not your fault. Our attorneys understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources along the way. We will help ensure that your claim is resolved during this difficult time in your life. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Savannah at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.
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