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 47-year-old Georgia woman was seriously injured in an early evening accident when a car struck her while she was riding her scooter. The accident's impact threw the woman nearly 90 feet, knocking off her helmet and causing serious injury to her head and left hand, according to Georgia State Patrol.
The driver of the car claimed that he did not see the scooter. Georgia State Patrol was attempting to determine if the driver was speeding at the time of the accident.
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.