Complete Paulding County, GA accident reports and news.

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

In Paulding 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 Paulding 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 Paulding 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 Paulding County

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Paulding 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 Paulding County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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

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

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

Fatalities: 8

Injuries: 1544

Crashes: 3703

Speed-related fatal crashes: 1

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.