An accident involving two vehicles Sunday evening, July 21, 2019, caused multiple injuries.
As reported by MDJonline.com, the crash happened on Veterans Memorial Highway near Davis Drive at around 5:30pm.
According to the report, a black 2007 Dodge Caliber being driven east on Veterans Memorial Highway failed to maintain its lane and entered the center turn lane colliding head-on with a grey 2011 Chevrolet Malibu.
The driver of the Chevrolet Malibu, “Austell resident Carmen Pettiford, 18, was transported to the nearby WellStar Cobb Hospital in Austell with non-life-threatening injuries,” per the report. The driver of the Dodge Caliber was transported to Grady Hospital in Atlanta with non-life-threatening injuries.
Cobb Police are handling the investigation.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, Carmen Pettiford may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for her injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Carmen Pettiford should retain a law firm without delay to protect her interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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