Atlanta, GA (October 17, 2020) – Around 9:43 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, a multi-vehicle collision took place on a highway in Atlanta.
Fulton County officials confirmed that the accident occurred in the westbound lanes of GA-166 around the area of Sylvan Road. The accident took place when two or more vehicles collided in the area after one vehicle lost control. The accident led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident where they assisted those in need. The injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known.
Only the right shoulder was open following the collision. Police urged those in the area to use Campbellton Road as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place every year in the state of Georgia due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that over 116,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a car accident, it is important that you have help by your side in your time of need.
Many injuries result from car accidents that land victims in the hospital. Some of the most common injuries resulting from accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and more. Attorneys can help victims move forward in their time of need after an accident that is not their fault. You may find that you are eligible for numerous types of compensation as you navigate the legal system for the first time. It is essential that you have the help of a Georgia car accident attorney.
Our personal injury attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have aggressively assisted those in need after car accidents that are not their fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be forever altered if you have suffered harm on a physical and financial level after a car accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.