Norcross, GA (September 26, 2021) – At 1:21 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, September 26, a multi-vehicle crash occurred in Norcross.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Jimmy Carter Boulevard. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one of the vehicles slammed into the rear of another vehicle. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. One or more victims were seriously injured in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Three lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time, which led to delays until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
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. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are some of the most common. In fact, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents within the state. In one recent year, over 116,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many reasons. These reasons include the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party, you have options. You may be able to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. This is why you should have a dedicated legal advocate on your side as you move forward with a claim.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a confusing time in your life. Because of this, you should have a Norcross car accident lawyer on your side as you work toward results in your claim. Many people sustain serious injuries in their accidents. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, fractures, paralysis, burns, organ damage, and more. Injuries caused by car accidents tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with a Norcross personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
Norcross Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after you have been hurt in a collision that was caused by another party. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you along the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Norcross at (888) 579-1790 for more information on what options are available for you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.