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April 14, 2022

Tallulah Falls, GA – Three-Vehicle Collision with Serious Injuries on GA-15

Tallulah Falls, GA (April 14, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported in a three-vehicle collision that took place in Tallulah Falls on Thursday afternoon, April 14. 

According to local officials, the accident happened on GA-15 right past the Tallulah Falls dam. Police confirmed that 21-year-old Edmanuel Mendoza was traveling south on the highway in the left lane in a Chevrolet Camaro. The vehicle collided with a Dodge Caravan being driven by a 17-year-old with three 17-year-old passengers inside the vehicle. The Caravan collided with a Chevy Tahoe driven by 71-year-old Robert Guess and his passenger, Karen Guess. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Mendoza was airlifted to the hospital with critical injuries. The 17-year-old driver, the passengers in the Caravan, and the individuals inside the Tahoe were all injured and hospitalized. The victims are expected to make full recoveries. 

Mendoza has since been charged with DUI and several other related charges. The roadway was blocked in the area for some time. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it is available. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in these accidents due to the reckless acts of others. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 331,000 car accidents took place within the state, with approximately 125,000 of them leading to serious injuries. Being hurt in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. You should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need. 

The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Having the help of a Tallulah Falls car accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. An attorney can play a vital role in your claim, especially if you have sustained any of the following injuries: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Paralysis
  • Broken bones

If you have sustained any of these injuries in a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with a Tallulah Falls personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Tallulah Falls Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Tallulah Falls at (678) 832-0585 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. 

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.