5/20 Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of I-20

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of I-20

Atlanta, GA (May 20, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a major highway in Atlanta on Friday night, May 20.

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 8:21 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of I-285. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles sustained heavy damages and had to be towed away from the scene.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time, which led to delays in the area until police cleared the scene. Police urged those traveling in the area to use Covington Highway as an alternate route.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts go out to those who sustained injuries as a result of the accident.

Car Accidents in Georgia 

5/20 Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of I-20According to recent statistics released by the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in all of 2020 across the state. Out of these accidents, about 125,000 people were seriously injured. Being involved in a car accident can be an emotionally daunting and painful experience that you are not prepared to face on your own. Luckily, you have many rights during these difficult times. Speaking with a skilled attorney is one of the best ways that you can move forward and get back on your feet following a collision.

The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should seek the immediate help of an Atlanta car accident attorney. Many people do not realize the long-term impact and consequences that can affect them when it comes to car accidents. You may find that there are many bills to keep up with and painful injuries that can leave you feeling alone and confused. You may also have a wide array of questions that you cannot answer during these difficult times. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury attorney in your time of need.

At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys are passionate about your claim and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We can help you obtain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages of the present and future
  • Pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation costs

If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help 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.

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