Smyrna, GA (October 9, 2021) – At 8:05 p.m. on the night of Friday, October 8, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in Smyrna.
According to Cobb County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 16, South Atlanta Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the crash, multiple right lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to use I-75 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents in the state of Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents caused by the negligence of others. These accidents happen in a variety of areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places for collisions. These accidents happen due to many different reasons on our highways but some of the most common reasons include:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
It is up to you as an injured victim to prove that another party is at fault for your accident. If you are able to do this, you can successfully move forward with a claim against a driver who has caused you harm.
Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. If you have been injured in a car accident, speaking with a Smyrna car accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, from gathering the evidence you need to move forward to helping you to meet deadlines in your claim. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident caused by another party, you have options. It is important that you speak with a Smyrna personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Smyrna Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. 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 can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Smyrna at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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.