Decatur, GA (October 14, 2021) – At 10 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, October 14, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred in Decatur.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 65, Candler Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not entirely known. One of the vehicles, identified as a silver pickup truck, was badly damaged and had to be cleared from the scene by tow trucks.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents occur due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. It is up to you as an injured party to show that another party is to blame for your accident. If you have been injured in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. You may have a variety of questions that only a Decatur car accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? 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 a Decatur personal injury lawyer.
Decatur Car Accident Attorneys
Our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you in your 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.