Atlanta, GA (December 7, 2021) – At 6:03 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, December 7, a car crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 52, Holmes Drive. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one lost control, slamming into another. This led to a forceful collision with severe damages. The vehicles involved in the accident were towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their identities and conditions are not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so that traffic could resume as normal.
No further details have been released. 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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations in Georgia every year. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital each year. In one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in accidents. Though many of these accidents lead to minor injuries, some are incredibly severe and catastrophic in nature. Car accidents can typically be prevented on our major highways but continue to occur due to the outright negligence of others. As an injured victim, you will need to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You should have the help of an attorney on your side during these difficult times.
Being hurt in a car accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney that you can rely on. An attorney will be able to help you through many complex aspects of your claim. They can help you work toward compensation if you have sustained serious injuries, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have sustained injuries in a collision that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.