Decatur, GA (January 20, 2021) – At 6:12 a.m. on Wednesday morning, January 20, a car accident with injuries occurred on a major highway in Decatur.
According to police, the accident took place in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Candler Road. Few details have been released but it is believed that multiple vehicles collided in the area, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to assist those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the crash. They were hospitalized, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.
The accident was moved onto the right shoulder after it took place. This led to slight delays in the area for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Highways are some of the most dangerous areas on Georgia roads and a major area where serious accidents occur each year. Out of the hundreds of thousands of collisions that take place in the state of Georgia every year, a large percentage occur on our highways. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them, an accident could occur in the blink of an eye. Your life could be impacted in many ways if you have been involved in a car crash that is not your fault. This is why it is crucial that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
Having a Georgia car accident attorney as you navigate the legal system can help you in many ways. For instance, you may be unfamiliar with Georgia laws that dictate certain deadlines that you have to meet in your claim. On top of that, you may wonder what types of evidence you should gather to prove that another party is liable for your accident. It is important that you act quickly so that you can retain your rights during these trying times. You should never stand alone when it comes to your Georgia personal injury claim.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation to cover a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way. Please 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.