Atlanta, GA (October 1, 2021) – At 5 a.m. on the morning of Friday, October 1, a two-vehicle crash occurred on a major highway in Atlanta.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of I-285. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. This caused one of the vehicles to spin around, causing extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time. Police worked quickly to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into 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 happen every day, leading to hundreds of thousands of injuries every single year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, approximately 116,000 people were injured in collisions due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas but highways are some of the most common. The unfortunate reality is that many crashes can be prevented but continue to happen due to the negligence of other drivers. Car accidents happen on our highways due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a collision caused by another party, you should have the help of a skilled attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only an Atlanta car accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your car accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury attorney.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in a car accident in Georgia. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of a collision. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have been hurt in a life-altering car accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects so that you can move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your dire time of need.
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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.