Athens, GA – Two Injured in Car Crash at S Milledge Ave & Whitehall Rd

Athens, GA (January 11, 2022) – Police confirmed that two people were injured in a car crash that took place at an intersection in Athens on Monday, January 10.

According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at 3 p.m. at the intersection of South Milledge Avenue and Whitehall Road. Two or more vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, which caused them to forcefully collide with one another. The vehicles sustained severe damages as a result.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. A driver and a passenger sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The parties were both taken to local hospitals by EMS for neck injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in recent years throughout Georgia. These accidents happen every hour of the day due to the recklessness of others. Though car accidents can happen anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places. Millions of intersection-related collisions happen in the U.S. each year. In just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to careless acts. Some of the most common reasons for intersection-related accidents include the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Intoxication
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

It is up to you as an injured victim to show that another party is to blame for your collision. If you have been hurt in an accident, you should speak with a legal advocate that you can rely on.

It is impossible to know what will happen after a car accident. However, you can reduce some of the unknown by having the help of an Athens car accident attorney on your side. An attorney can be especially beneficial in your claim if you have sustained severe injuries in your accident. Injuries can lead to a long road to recovery that you may not be prepared for. On top of this, you may be left with bills that you are unsure about how you will pay. With the help of an Athens personal injury attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.

Athens Car Accident Attorneys 

Our dedicated and compassionate attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys help you receive results when you need it the most. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects in your dire time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.

Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.

Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.

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