A two-vehicle crash in Atlanta resulted in critical injuries to one person. Another two persons suffered minor injuries in the crash. The crash in Atlanta occurred earlier this week on the afternoon of Monday, August 2.
According to the details shared by the authorities, the accident came about when the driver of one of the vehicles attempted to take a left turn. Another vehicle was traveling southbound along the road at the time. As the driver turned left on the intersection of McDaniel Street and Northside Drive, the first vehicle crashed into the side of the second vehicle.
The sheer impact of the collision caused significant damage to both vehicles. The drivers of both vehicles suffered minor injuries in the collision. However, a female occupant in one of the vehicles was ejected during the crash. She suffered critical injuries.
Once the crash was called in, paramedics and first responders rushed to the scene of the crash. The drivers were treated on the scene for minor injuries. The critically injured female passenger was rushed to an area hospital for emergency treatment. She remains under treatment at the facility.
Preliminary investigations show that the driver who attempted to take the left turn was at fault for causing the crash. Police have also found that this at-fault driver didn’t have a valid license at the time of the crash. Incidentally, there are previous pending charges against the second driver as well, although this may not play a role in establishing liability. None of the parties or vehicles involves in the crash have been identified so far.
In Atlanta crashes like this, it is possible for the victims of a crash to recover compensatory damages from the at-fault driver. A car crash claim for damages can be filed with the help of an Atlanta car accident lawyer.