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Our Georgia Auto Accident Lawyers at Montlick and Associates know that those who are involved in a car accident while traveling the streets and highways of Georgia typically have many questions about their options and remedies. Motor vehicles accidents can cause life-altering injuries or the loss of a loved one, regardless of whether you are a driver, passenger, motorcyclist or pedestrian. We have provided this blog to provide information about common causes of auto accidents as part of our 35-year commitment to helping families prevent injuries. It is our hope that reading about these real life experiences will help new drivers better understand the serious responsibilities and obligations that come with driving any car, truck, SUV, ATV, boat or other motor vehicle, and provide food for thought, including for discussions with family, as to steps that can be taken to avoid causing injuries or being injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. *

Montlick & Associates has a long history of public service through our Award Winning Public Service Programs, that fall under two main umbrellas: helping families prevent injuries and supporting our troops and their families. As personal injury lawyers we get to see first-hand the devastation caused by negligent drivers. We also often get to see how so many accidents can be avoided or injuries lessened by taking certain precautions. That was the impetus in 1987 for the development of our first safety program- Help Keep Kids Safe. Research shows that most accidents can be prevented through safety education and a little extra care. Over the years our safety efforts to help families prevent injuries have included weekly two minute family safety tip news segments broadcast on WSB-TV News in Atlanta, our Don’t Text and Drive Campaign, our Don’t Drink & Drive Campaign (started in 1984), our Child Passenger Safety Programs, an annual Teen Driver Academy as part of our partnership with the Safe America Foundation, our Booster Seat Campaign, Prom Safety events, Free Car Safety Checks, bringing driving simulators to teens, proactively supporting and lobbying for the passage of a law in Georgia to help prevent distracted driving, and our one of our newest programs that covers all aspects of vehicle safety and provides extensive videos on the proper use of car and booster seats. To learn more about our pubic service programs- visit our Community Service page.

We sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are never injured. If you have questions about your legal rights, we invite you to contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Georgia Car Accident Attorneys. Our attorneys offer high quality legal representation to those throughout Georgia and the Southeast who have been injured in any type of auto, truck, SUV, bus, train, motorcycle, pedestrian or bike accident.

Pedestrian Killed in Greene County, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

GREENE COUNTY, N.C. — A pedestrian walking on a road in Greene County died after he was hit by a car. The pedestrian was 59-years-old and lived in the area of the accident. WITN reported that the crash occurred around 1:15 on a Thursday morning. The operator of the car in the pedestrian crash, a 35-year-old woman, also resides in the area of the fatal pedestrian collision. North Carolina State Troopers launched an investigation into the incident. At this time, the investigating troopers say that the female motorist will not face any criminal charges. There was no information regarding whether the troopers would press on with a further investigation. *

Roll Over Crash Sends Multiple People to Hospital in Lancaster, South Carolina

September 18, 2019

LANCASTER, S.C. — A crash near Highway 521 in Lancaster sent several people to local hospitals in a Thursday afternoon crash. According to a report appearing on WBTV, the accident scene appeared to be just off of the road near the intersection of Walnut Creek Parkway and Highway 521. The crash was violent. One vehicle, appearing to be a minivan, rolled over onto its roof. Several occupants in each of the vehicles involved were hospitalized. There is no information about the nature of the extent of their injuries. Law enforcement officers are still investigating and have not announced an official cause of the crash. *

SUV Collides with and Kills Man in West Charlotte, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police cordoned off a small, black sports utility vehicle after commencing an investigation into why the driver of that vehicle allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian. The deadly crash occurred in the west section of Charlotte. The deadly incident transpired shortly after 6 a.m. on a Friday morning on Parkway Avenue, near Tuckaseegee Road. Medics responded to the scene of the crash and declared the man dead after performing an evaluation of his injuries. WSOC-TV said that the victim of the deadly crash was a 59-year-old man. The driver of the black SUV remained with the vehicle and spoke with the police at the crash site. Police closed Parkway Avenue for a long stretch of time to investigate the crash. Charlotte police have not said definitively how the deadly accident happened. *

Police Ask for Help Solving Hit-and-Run Accident in Wilmington, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington police officers have asked for the public’s help in solving a hit-and-run accident. WECT reported that the suspect who fled the area of the crash still under investigation is a young female with red hair. The hit-and-run accident took place around the intersection of Rutledge Drive and Morgan Street around 7 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Anyone who has information concerning the hit-and-run accident may contact the Wilmington Police Department to report what they know about the crash. *

Two People Sustain Injuries at York County Fair in Pennsylvania

September 18, 2019

YORK COUNTY, PA – According to an online news report at, investigators are currently trying to determine the cause of an accident at the York Fair that sent two individuals to the hospital.  It appears that one individual fell from a car on the Great Wheel late last week. It is not clear how the second victim sustained injuries.*

Motorcyclist Tragically Dies in Dalton, Georgia Crash

September 17, 2019

The Georgia Department of Transportation indicated that lanes were closed on State Route 52 (East Walnut Avenue) in Dalton, Georgia as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident  The Dalton Police Department has confirmed that the roadway reopened in the mid-afternoon hours.  The accident occurred at VD Parrott Jr. Parkway and East Walnut Avenue.*

Vehicle Crash Reported on Ocean Ave. in Lantana, Florida

September 17, 2019

LANTANA, FL. – According to a news report published online at, a vehicle crash occurred on Ocean Avenue in Lantana, Florida. It appears that at least two vehicles were involved, and they traveled into the front yard of a residence off the roadway following the impact. Few details about the accident have been released at this time.*

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* This blog is intended to provide the public with news concerning serious automobile accidents and related stories. Although we are receiving this information from news organizations, sometimes initial reports are different from conclusions reached by law enforcement personnel and other organizations. Therefore, the accuracy of the content is not guaranteed. The information published here is based on information that has already been reported by a news organization, or other sources, but if it pertains to you or your family and you do not wish for it to be on our website, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to remove it.

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