According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), there were 23,640 fatalities on Georgia's highways between 1994 and 2008. The most urban area, Fulton County, had 124 deaths. Clayton County highways were ranked third in the greatest number of fatalities with 48. Georgia ranked in the top 20 states for highway fatalities.
Consulting a Clayton County attorney after a car accident enhances a victim's ability to receive a reasonable settlement. If you have been injured in an automobile accident in Clayton County you should discuss your case with a car accident attorney at the Law Offices of Shane Smith.
A Georgia couple was seriously injured when their SUV was hit by a Dodge Neon that ran a red light. Witnesses reported that the Neon was speeding before running the red light. The impact was such that the Neon ricocheted off the SUV and into an oncoming truck.
The Neon's driver was injured and taken to a hospital. According to the police report she refused to give a statement or speak to officers. She referred all questions to her attorney.
If you or someone you know has been hurt in an auto accident, meet with a Clayton County auto accident lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Shane Smith to schedule a free legal consultation.