Decatur, GA (September 10, 2020) – Around 5 p.m. this evening, September 10, a multi-vehicle accident with injuries took place in Decatur.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident took place in the westbound lanes of the East Expressway around the area of Wesley Chapel Road. It is believed that three or more vehicles collided with one another, leading to extensive damages to the vehicles involved. Debris was seen scattered all over the roadway as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident and assisted those with injuries. EMS crews confirmed that one or more victims were taken to area hospitals.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
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 places on our roads in Georgia. In one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Georgia car accidents due to the negligence of others. Approximately 116,000 people were harmed in one recent year in the state. These accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been injured in a car accident and you believe that another party is to blame for your accident, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney about your options moving forward.
Nobody ever gets behind the wheel of a car and believes that they will become involved in a serious car accident. Unfortunately, this is what happens to many people every single year because of the negligence of others. Many victims of car accidents will spend time in the hospital and some will miss out on time at work, which can have a huge impact on every aspect of their lives. Some of the most common injuries stemming from Georgia car accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have been injured in an accident, it is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been harmed in a collision caused by another party. For years, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those involved in car accidents. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident that is not your fault. If you have been injured and you are not sure about where you should turn, please contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.