Atlanta, GA (November 11, 2021) – At 1:51 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, November 11, a car crash with injuries occurred in Atlanta.
According to officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Capital Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with one another after one or more lost control. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Memorial Drive as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year in Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places. These accidents happen due to many different reasons, including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. It is up to you as an injured victim to show that another party is at fault for your accident. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a skilled Atlanta car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you in many ways, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from car accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be. We offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.