Were You In A Car Accident In Loganville, Georgia Where The Other Car Turned Left At An Intersection And Did Not Give You Time To Stop And Avoid An Accident?
If so, you may be wondering who is at-fault. Please see below a breakdown on Georgia law for accidents of this type.
Georgia has a statute that governs this type of situation-OCGA 40-6-71-which is titled "Vehicle Turning Left." Please see below the statute:
The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction which is within the intersection or so close thereto as to constitute an immediate hazard.
To put it simply, when cars are trying to turn left at an intersection, they have to yield to oncoming vehicles.
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If you were in a car accident in Loganville, Georgia and would like a free case evaluation, please call Bartlett at 770-365-6414.