Suffolk Godwin Bridge Rd Car Accident Injures 3
Three people are recovering following a multi-vehicle wreck in Suffolk, Virginia this week. The accident occurred during morning rush hour near the Godwin Bridge. Also known as the Nansemond River Bridge, the Godwin Bridge connects Suffolk and Isle of Wight county. The road was shut down for an hour while emergency workers cleared the scene. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, according to reports. All three drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Thankfully, there were no passengers in any of the cars involved.
Accidents near bridges like this one are quite common, particularly during rush hour. Drivers might be inattentive, frustrated or develop road rage. Some crashes are caused by distracted drivers who are more focused on the beauty surrounding them than on the actual road. Others might be adjusting their radio or talking on their cell phones. On a bridge with little margin for error, there is often nowhere to swerve to avoid a disabled vehicle, causing even more accidents. Chain reaction crashes are common on bridges for this very reason.
As investigators continue to uncover the cause of this crash, we’ll likely discover which driver caused the crash. All three drivers will likely need to consult with attorneys regarding their legal standing in the wreck. An experienced personal injury and car accident attorney can help guide you through the often confusing procedures following a multi-vehicle crash like this one. They can also help you recover medical expenses and lost wages associated with injuries sustained in a crash.
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The Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC has helped victims of auto accidents and families of a wrongful death for over 33 years. We understand that when you are seriously injured, your entire life is turned upside down. Our goal is to obtain fair compensation for our clients so that they can get the best medical care that they deserve (now and in the future), and to help with other financial issues such as lost wages. If you’d like to speak with someone in our office about your situation, contact us for a free consultation 877-544-5323.