Complete Chatham County, GA accident reports and news.

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

In Chatham 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 Chatham 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 Chatham 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 Chatham County personal 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.

Most recent accident reports

Savannah, GA
Accident Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014
At 7:36 p.m. Saturday, Erica Porter was traveling west in the left lane of Abercorn Extension when her Honda CRV was rear-ended by a Ford F150 operated by Willie Smith. The impact caused Smith’s truck to cross the center median into the eastbound lanes of Abercorn Extension.
Savannah, GA
Accident Date: 
Fri, 09/05/2014
The accident blocked traffic from about 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Two drivers were involved in the accident and one was arrested on charges stemming from marijuana being in his possession. The driver passed a sobriety test and marijuana was not suspected of playing a role in the accident.