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 Shane Smith Law.
A 20-year-old University of Georgia student was critically injured when his scooter was hit by a Volkswagen in an afternoon accident. The car allegedly struck the scooter with such force that the student was propelled into the car's windshield before he struck the pavement. The student was subsequently in a medically induced coma for two days. Witnesses reported that the car was traveling significantly faster than the posted 35 mph speed limit.
If you or someone you know has been hurt in an auto accident, meet with a Clayton County auto accident lawyer. Call the Shane Smith Law to schedule a free legal consultation.