Augusta, GA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident in WB Lanes of I-20
Augusta, GA (November 23, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place on a highway in Augusta on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 23.
According to Augusta officials, the accident happened around 1 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Belair Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes of traffic when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in almost all lanes of traffic until the scene was cleared. Police did not fully clear the scene until 3 p.m.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update when more information regarding the accident becomes available.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in Georgia in recent years. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major roads throughout the state, landing hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital. In just 2020, in fact, over 331,000 car accidents happened in Georgia. Out of these accidents, approximately 125,000 people were hurt in car accidents within Georgia. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the negligence of others. If you have sustained harm in a car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face on your own. You will likely have a wide array of questions that only an Augusta car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your collision? What deadlines will you need to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you will be able to answer with the help of an Augusta personal injury attorney on your side.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident. We will help you identify the liable parties in your accident and help you take legal action against them during these difficult times. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time, working toward compensation for an array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.