Canton, GA (August 14, 2020) – Early this morning, a car accident happened on a highway in Canton that led to injuries.
The accident, which took place around 7:56 a.m. this morning, occurred in the southbound lanes of GA-5 (I-575) around the area of Sixes Road. Police confirmed that multiple vehicles collided with each other for reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles were all badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Numerous emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene of the accident. EMS crews assisted those with injuries. It is not known how many were hospitalized as a result of the accident.
The accident happened on the right shoulder but continued to cause delays in the area throughout the morning as police cleared the roadway.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Some of the most severe accidents that take place in Georgia happen on our major highways. Thousands of car accidents lead to injuries on our major highways each year, in fact. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge impact on a person’s life, especially if they have a long road to recovery before them and bills to face along the way. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that result from Georgia car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. These injuries can have a long-lasting and even permanent impact on a person’s life, leaving them with questions along the way. Luckily, with the help of an experienced attorney, victims and their families can move forward during these challenging times.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents impact victims in Georgia. These accidents can usually be prevented when drivers are not engaged in reckless acts like driving while intoxicated or speeding well over the limit. In the blink of an eye, a person’s world could be turned upside-down by an accident that is not their fault. Victims who have been injured will typically seek the assistance of a Georgia car accident attorney who can help them work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own, which is why we offer our support to you in your time of need.
Our personal injury attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC will stop at nothing to ensure that victim’s rights are protected under Georgia law following car accidents. We will help you with many aspects of your claim from working with insurance companies to meeting filing deadlines. These are aspects that might not make sense to you at the beginning of your claim, which is why we will handle the complex parts for you. 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.