Atlanta, GA (October 6, 2020) – Around 10:32 a.m. on Tuesday morning, October 6, a two-vehicle collision took place on a highway in Atlanta.
Atlanta officials confirmed that the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Flat Shoals Road. From photographs taken at the scene, it is believed that one vehicle struck an SUV in the rear, pushing it against the guardrail. The vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. The injured victims, who have not yet been formally identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
The accident led to extensive delays in the area for some time until the police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Highways are known for being some of the most dangerous places on our roads where some of the most extensive harm occurs. Car accidents lead to hundreds of thousands of injuries on our roads every single year. In fact, in just one recent year, it was determined that approximately 116,000 people were injured as a result of car accidents. These accidents cause many serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, burns, and more. If you have suffered harm as a result of a car accident, it is imperative that you speak with a Georgia accident attorney in your time of need.
Suffering in the aftermath of a Georgia car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Many people have questions concerning their claims and how they will move forward. For instance, what deadlines will you have to meet and, if you miss these deadlines, will you be permanently barred from bringing your claim? What types of evidence are most important in your claim? Will your case make it to trial or will it be settled before reaching that point? With the help of a Georgia personal injury attorney, you will be able to move forward in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to offer our support when you need it the most. We will aggressively assist you on your path toward compensation and justice so that you are not left feeling alone in your dire time of need. We believe that you have many options for recovery against a party who caused you harm during these stressful times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.