Atlanta, GA (September 9, 2020) – Early this morning, September 9, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
Though few details have been confirmed, Atlanta Police said that the collision took place in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Howell Mill Road. The accident involved several vehicles, which were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident to assist those in need. EMS crews transported one or more victims to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, slight delays were present in the area throughout the morning. The scene was cleared before 7 a.m. Police confirmed that there were delays for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place within the state due to the negligence of others. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, fatigue, and more. Nobody is ever prepared to deal with the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have suffered losses and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney immediately.
Highways are known for being some of the most dangerous places on our roads. Because drivers are more likely to travel at high speeds and engage in reckless acts on our highways, this means that these accidents are far more likely to lead to serious injuries. Some of the injuries that are most prevalent in car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, organ damage, burn injuries, and more. If you have been injured in a Georgia car accident and wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you have the dedicated help of an accident attorney by your side.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here to help you with your personal injury claim in Georgia. We understand just how overwhelming it can be to suffer the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Luckily, an attorney will help you navigate the legal system as you work toward compensation for your losses. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information.
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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.