For Over 30 Years

Aggressive Personal Injury
Legal Representation

blog home Bicycle Accident Bicyclist in Critical Condition after Georgia Crash

Bicyclist in Critical Condition after Georgia Crash

By Grant Law Office on January 14, 2013

A 66-year-old Canton man was seriously injured in a Georgia car accident when his bicycle collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck. According to a news report in The Canton-Sixes Patch, the bicycle accident occurred near the on-ramp to northbound Interstate 575 on the Cumming Highway in Canton. Officials say the driver of the truck that struck him remained at the scene of the crash. The cyclist was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. It is not clear if the driver will be cited for the collision.

Georgia Bicycle Accident Statistics

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), there were 937 Georgia bicycle accidents in the year 2006. From the years 2000 to 2006, 6,797 bicyclists were involved in Georgia accidents resulting in 118 fatalities and 5,078 injuries. Of those crashes, six out of 10 were on city streets. When a serious injury or fatal bicycle accident occurs, it is vital to determine who was responsible for the crash and how it could have been prevented.

Holding At-Fault Parties Accountable

A skilled personal injury lawyer will work with investigators to determine the cause of the crash. If the driver’s negligence contributed to the accident, then the at-fault driver can be held accountable for the victim’s medical bills, lost wages and other related damages.

A bicycle accident attorney will also help find the answers to a number of questions. Was the driver speeding at the time of the crash? Was the motorist sending a text, making a phone call or otherwise distracted? Did the driver run through a stop sign, veer from a lane of traffic or behave erratically before the collision? The answers to these types of questions could affect the victim’s ability to pursue compensation from the at-fault driver.

How The Law Offices of Wayne Grant, P.C., Can Help

Your recovery is dependent on having the financial resources to pay for the care and services you need. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a Georgia bicycle accident, please call the personal injury lawyers of Wayne Grant, P.C. at 404-995-3955. You can also fill out our online free case review here.

We have a long history of handling bicycle accident cases and we offer free consultations on all potential claims.

Related Articles:

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

Contact us today for a free and comprehensive case evaluation.

We require no legal retainer or upfront fees,
and you pay nothing unless we prevail.

Phone: (404) 995-3955

Our Results

Wrongful Death Day Care Case

View More

Firm News

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Kim Grant participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, walking over 60 miles over three days and raising ...

Habitat for Humanity

Kim and Wayne Grant have worked on two Habitat for Humanity Houses and look forward to working on more ...

Grady Hospital Volunteer Work

Kim Grant has donated volunteer hours in Atlanta, including rocking babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Grady ...

Read more news

Our Blog


Treadmill Entrapments and How to Prevent Them

The recent recall of Peloton+ treadmills has put a lot of workout enthusiasts on edge about the safety…


Announcing the 2021 Winner of the Best Foot Forward Scholarship

Since announcing the finalists for the Best Foot Forward Scholarship on May 4th, Grant Law Office has been…


Spotting Infections Caused by Road Rash

Road rash is a painful but common injury in motorcycle and bicycle accidents, occurring when a rider falls…

Read more news

Grant Law Office Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by Grant Law Office, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee on the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation.

© 2021 Grant Law Office - All rights reserved.

Photos by Carroll Morgan - Buckhead On-Site Photography | Website Design and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting Scholarship
*Wayne Grant has been practicing law since 1979. Grant Law Office was founded in 2000.


What you need to know about the 2-year statute of limitation law

Worried that the 2-year statute of limitations is rapidly approaching on your serious injury or medical malpractice case? Contact us and we can talk to you about the Judicial Emergency declared by the Supreme Court of Georgia and how it affects the statute of limitations for your case (in a good way.) Please call or email us through our web contact form and we would be happy to discuss your case.

Schedule a free consultation