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Complete Hall County, GA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Hall County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Hall County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Hall County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Hall County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Hall County

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Hall County, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Hall County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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As population grows in Hall County, the rate of crashes grows as well

Based upon data collected by The Atlanta Regional Commission and presented in The Atlanta Regional Transportation Factbook:

The population of Hall County rose from 180,000 in 2010 to 190,000 in 2014. In that same period, vehicle miles traveled rose from 4,975,000 to 5,179,000. In that same time frame, traffic crashes rose from 5459 to 6757. 

Huge rise in traffic deaths in Hall County and nationwide in 2016

Statewide, traffic deaths are up 7% from 2015, and up 34% from 2014.

In Hall County, the statistics for 2014, provided by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, are:

Fatalities: 21

Injuries: 2083

Crashes: 6757

Speed-related fatal crashes: 2

These disturbing statistics should concern us all, since Georgians should expect that our roadways are getting safer, yet data shows this isn't always the case.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sun, 01/01/2017 Car Accident Bella Tangredi, 4, and Ryker Gibbs, 1, killed and three people injured in car crash on Candler Road/Ga. 60 in Hall County, Georgia
Thu, 12/08/2016 Pedestrian Accident Kip Eugene Holland, 50, killed in pedestrian collision with semi truck on Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville, Georgia
Mon, 10/17/2016 Car Accident Whitfiled Co. deputy, 2 inmates hospitalized following fiery 2-vehicle crash at Hwy 52 and Clark's Bridge Road in Hall County, Georgia
Sun, 09/25/2016 Pedestrian Accident High school coach Stacey Merck, 38, hit by pickup while out for run on Chestatee Road in Hall County, Georgia
Tue, 09/06/2016 Truck Accident John P. Smith, 37, critically injured in collision with semi truck on Ga.60/Candler Highway in Gainesville, Georgia
Fri, 07/15/2016 Boat Accident Melissa Renee McMahan, 45, Tammy Reece, 44, Arthur Gene McMahan Jr., 46, and Anthony Reece Jr., 44, die when boat overturns on Lake Lanier near Gainesville, GA
Sat, 06/25/2016 Car Accident Sgt. Auston Allen, Trooper First Class Bronson Taylor, and Trooper First Class Spencer Munger injured, Epitacio Gudino-Almazan, 31, arrested, and Rodrigo Guardiola, 36, shot and killed in chase ending at Industrial Boulevard in Hall County, Georgia
Sat, 06/11/2016 Car Accident Luis Fernando Carmona, 16, Huerta Denise Ramos, 9, and Angel Jesus Huerta, 4, killed in crash at Highway 332 and Talmo Road in Hall County, Georgia
Sat, 05/21/2016 Boat Accident Shane Malloy, 19, loses foot in boating accident on Lake Lanier in Hall County, Georgia
Fri, 01/01/2016 Car Accident Quentian Jesse Nixon, 28, and Maurice Barry, 28, killed, and Lakeisha Young, 22, seriously injured in single-vehicle crash into tree off of I-985 in Hall County, Georgia
Wed, 12/16/2015 Truck Accident Brian Zegarzewski, 49, killed in tanker truck crash at I-985 and Plainview Road in Oakwood, Georgia
Tue, 04/28/2015 Car Accident Child and four adults injured after head-on collision on Montgomery Drive and Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville, Georgia
Sun, 04/26/2015 Pedestrian Accident Joshua Saunders, 19, arrested for DUI, hit-and-run, vehicular homicide after striking Landen Morton, 2, in East Hall, Gainesville, Georgia
Sat, 04/25/2015 Car Accident Cynthia Farmer, 49, and Daisye Faust, 79, killed, and Joseph Faust, 79, injured in two-vehicle head-on car crash on Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway in Hall County, Georgia
Wed, 04/08/2015 Truck Accident Syble Cooper, 69, killed after SUV and dump truck collide on Poplar Springs Road and Wofford Road in Hall County, Georgia
Tue, 03/17/2015 Boat Accident So Yang Kim, 29, killed and Young Tae Shim, 34, injured in boat crash on Lake Lanier near Georgia 369
Sun, 03/15/2015 Boat Accident So Yang Kim, 29, killed, Young Tae Shim, 34, injured in boat crash on Lake Lanier, near Gainesville, Georgia
Mon, 10/20/2014 Car Accident One person injured in a car crash on Athens Highway at Gaines Mill Road in Gainesville, Georgia
Thu, 10/16/2014 Aircraft Accident Lawrence Youhanaian, 74, and Kelly Chandler, 50, dead after small plane crash near Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville, Georgia
Fri, 10/10/2014 Motorcycle Accident Roger Gee, 32 of Cleveland killed after colliding with vehicle at Price Road and Thomas Road in Gainesville, Georgia