Silver Creek News
A motor vehicle accident in Silver Creek, Georgia Tuesday afternoon, November 5, 2019, injured multiple people.
As reported by MDJonline.com, the accident happened when “a 1996 Ford Explorer and struck another vehicle waiting to turn left into the Silver Creek Church of God on the 5700 block of Rockmart Highway around 4:30 p.m.”
According to the report, trying to avoid the initial accident “[a] 2019 Toyota Tacoma going southbound swerved, overcorrected and then struck an oncoming 2009 GMC Yukon.”
A total of seven people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the Ford Explorer “was taken to the hospital and will be charged with DUI, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, following too closely and driving too fast for conditions,” according to the media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the injured victims may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their 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 the injured victims should retain a law firm without delay to protect their 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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