Bainbridge, GA (August 10, 2018) – A driver passed through a stop sign causing an accident with injury at the intersection of Whigham Dairy Road and Old Whigham Road in Bainbridge.
According to news reports, driver Tracy Wilson was traveling down Whigham Dairy Road and failed to brake at the stop sign. Wilson then struck Debbie Francisco’s vehicle as she was traveling east along Old Whigham Road.
The impact of the collision forced Francisco’s vehicle to the left side of the road, where it landed in a ditch that ran along Whigham Dairy Road. The vehicle was spun around and found facing north in the east ditch.
Wilson’s vehicle continued to travel south along the intersection and struck another vehicle, owned by Dannie Mullis. Mullis had been stopped at the sign just before the collision
Wilson was taken to Bainbridge Hospital to receive treatment for injuries sustained during the crash.
Running Stop Signs in Georgia
Accidents at intersections are becoming increasingly common across Georgia. Close to 25% of fatalities related to vehicle accidents in Georgia occur at intersections according to a report by the Governor’s Office of Highway and Safety.
This type of accident often occurs due to distracted driving or negligence. As a result, individuals affected often face medical bills and are inconvenienced by vehicle repairs. If you are involved in an accident where a driver ran a stop sign, it is imperative for you to get a hold of a reliable lawyer to ensure your rights are protected. Call the Nye Law Group today at (912) 200-5230 to see how we can help you.
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