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May 14, 2022

Summerville, GA – Serious Injury Crash at Silver Hill Rd & John Jones Rd 

Summerville, GA (May 14, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Summerville on Saturday evening, May 14. 

Chattooga County officials confirmed that the accident took place around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Silver Hill Road and John Jones Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, colliding with one another. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured as a result of the collision. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were rushed to the hospital by medical helicopters. 

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

Summerville Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. 

Our attorneys offer our thoughts to those who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Auto accidents in Georgia are often a result of reckless acts. These accidents, in fact, have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia every single year. In 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that approximately 331,000 car accidents happened in Georgia due to carelessness of other drivers. Car accidents can happen anywhere but intersections are one of the most dangerous places where millions of car accidents happen each year in the U.S. There are many common causes of intersection-related accidents every year in Georgia, including the following: 

  • Drivers who are operating their vehicles while distracted
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

If you are able to show that another party is at fault for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with a claim. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a time of turmoil in your life, which is why you should have the help of a Summerville car accident attorney on your side. Serious injuries tend to result from car accidents within the state every single hour of the day. These injuries are often so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a life-altering collision, you have options. It is imperative that you speak with a Summerville personal injury attorney in your time of need. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, our attorneys will help you build the strongest legal claim after a car accident in Georgia. We will help you secure the results you deserve even when the insurance company is working against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a collision on your own and we will stand by your side in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Summerville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you at this time. 

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.