Decatur, GA (April 12, 2021) – At 4:44 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, April 12, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Decatur.
According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of The Perimeter around the area of East Ponce De Leon Avenue. Multiple vehicles collided in the area, which led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured and hospitalized as a result of the accident.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen on highways more often than in many other areas throughout the state of Georgia. In just one recent year’s time in the state, approximately 116,000 people were injured as a result of serious car accidents. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to reasons such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a car crash that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is imperative that you speak with a Georgia accident attorney in your time of need.
Many individuals are severely harmed as a result of Georgia car accidents each year. Some of the most traumatic injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, fractures, paralysis, burns, and more. These injuries can land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to the reckless acts of another party. You should seek help from a Georgia personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We will help you navigate the legal system and achieve success when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys have helped many victims of car accidents in the past and will ensure that your rights are being protected along the way. 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.