Decatur, GA (February 22, 2021) – Around 5:29 a.m. on the morning of Monday, February 22, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in Decatur.
According to police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Wesley Chapel Road. Few details have been released but police confirmed that the accident involved several vehicles. One vehicle lost control and slammed into others, leading to a chain-reaction crash. The accident led to damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every week, hundreds of victims are hurt as a result of car accidents within the state of Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured as a result of these serious accidents. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can show that one of these acts led to your accident, you can be successful when it comes to your claim against another party.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident in Georgia on their own. However, this is the reality that many people face every single year within the state. Being injured in a car accident can impact every aspect of your life and leave you with a long road to physical recovery before you. Some of the most common and severe injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should seek the help of a Georgia personal injury attorney as you move forward.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after you have been hurt in an accident that is not your fault. We believe that you should always have legal help after a collision, especially when another party’s reckless acts have led to your accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We will stand by your side every step of the way so that you do not have to face the legal system on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have.
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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.