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Complete Effingham County, GA accident reports and news.

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

In Effingham 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 Effingham 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 Effingham 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.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 06/28/2016 Car Accident Kristina Hawkins, 35, killed and Angela Boatright, 24, injured in crash on Old River Road in Effingham County, Georgia
Sat, 02/13/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Robert Zork killed in collision at Highway 119 and Honey Ridge Road in Guyton, Georgia
Mon, 10/19/2015 Car Accident Preston Alexander Young, 1, killed, and two people injured in car crash with logging truck on U.S. 80 in Effingham County, Georgia
Fri, 08/14/2015 Car Accident Suspect crashes vehicle during police chase on McIntyre Road and Churchill Road in Guyton, Georgia
Fri, 08/14/2015 Car Accident High speed police chase ends after suspect crashes into tree on McIntyre Road near Rincon, Georgia
Sun, 07/12/2015 Car Accident Donna Williams, 50, killed, and Ronda Fountain, 50, injured in single-vehicle crash into pole off of Old Dixie Highway in Springfield, Georgia
Fri, 05/15/2015 Car Accident SUV overturns on Blue Jay and Midland roads in Effingham County, Georgia
Wed, 04/15/2015 Car Accident Woman seriously injured after striking parked tractor trailer on Sand Hill Road in Guyton, Georgia
Sat, 12/13/2014 Car Accident Raheem Morris, 16, killed in car accident on GA Highway 17 in Effingham County, Georgia
Thu, 10/16/2014 Car Accident Carlton Anderson, 66, dead and Barbara Richter, 60, and Matthew Kessler, 49, injured in 4-vehicle wrong-way crash in Effingham County, Georgia
Mon, 09/08/2014 Car Accident Megan Kessler, 30, and Marlys Stempke, daughter and mother, killed and two teens injured in head-on accident with driver Rachel Conley, 17, on Old Augusta Road in Effingham County, Georgia
Tue, 09/02/2014 Car Accident Crash in Effingham County, Georgia results in one person airlifted to hospital; no other injuries reported at this time
Sun, 08/31/2014 Car Accident Nija Jones, 19, killed in rollover crash on Georgia Highway 21 in Rincon, Georgia
Sun, 08/31/2014 Car Accident Evelyn Tebeau, 96, killed in single-vehicle accident into power pole on Old Tusculum Road in Springfield, Georgia