A vehicle collision leading to multiple injuries recently took place in Georgia. The car accident happened at about 6 a.m. on a Tuesday. It took place at the intersection of a road and Highway 56.
According to authorities, a car that was going south along the highway had stopped in traffic. The driver reportedly tried to make a left turn onto a road from the highway. At that time, a truck was stopped behind it.
All of a sudden, an SUV was drawing close to the truck from behind and failed to slow down and stop. That is when the SUV hit the truck. The truck then hit the car. The drivers of the vehicles were transported to the hospital with injuries deemed not to be life-threatening. However, the SUV driver did have to be extricated from the vehicle.
The SUV driver may be held liable for the other drivers’ injuries in this vehicle wreck case. These other drivers may opt to file personal injury claims against the driver of the SUV, pursuing the reimbursement of financial damages. If liability is established based upon a showing of negligence on the part of the SUV driver, a judge will determine monetary damage claims. A successful outcome might lead to damages that may help to cover hospital expenses and other accident-related losses in the state of Georgia. The damage award cannot undo the events leading to the victims’ injuries, but it may help an accident victim to experience a sense of justice following the car accident.
Source: wrdw.com, “UPDATE | Investigators looking into early morning crash in Waynesboro“, Sept. 13, 2016