Atlanta, GA (October 8, 2021) – At 1:45 a.m. on the morning of Friday, October 8, a head-on collision occurred in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of GA-400 around the area of Lenox Road. A Jeep Latitude was traveling in the wrong lane of traffic when the driver collided head-on with a Honda Civic. The driver of the Jeep remained at the scene and both vehicles were badly damaged.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Jeep was taken to WellStar Atlanta Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver of the Honda was rushed to the hospital in serious condition and remains there at this time.
Police confirmed that a large portion of the roadway was blocked until police were able to clear the scene. The driver of the Jeep will be facing charges.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents in the state of Georgia every single year. Car accidents take on many different forms on our highways. Head-on collisions are known for being some of the most severe accidents. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You may have questions that only an Atlanta car accident attorney will be able to help you answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your case for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those seriously injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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.