Decatur, GA (August 29, 2020) – Around 1:53 p.m. this afternoon, a three-car accident that led to serious damages took place on a highway in Decatur.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the collision took place in the southbound lanes of The Perimeter around the area of Memorial Drive. Though police have not officially determined the circumstances of the accident, it is believed that the collision was a chain-reaction collision based on the photographs taken at the scene. One of the vehicles was pushed forward and had extensive damage to its side.
Paramedics, fire crews, and a variety of other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. The extent of the injuries is not yet known but one or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
The crash blocked two left lanes of traffic in the area with delays back to Highway 78. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues 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 known for being some of the most dangerous places on our roads. In one recent year, approximately 116,000 people were injured in life-altering car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, and more. Because individuals are typically driving at top speeds, these accidents tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of a forceful highway collision. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a car accident, it is important that you have the help of an attorney by your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to handle a car accident on their own. Unfortunately, this is a reality that hundreds of thousands of people will face every single year. Many victims will spend time in the hospital and might even miss out on time at work, which can have a huge impact on their lives both physically and financially. You may wonder how you can gain compensation for a wide array of aspects including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Being injured in a car accident can affect you in many ways, which is why you should never choose to move forward without a Georgia car accident attorney by your side.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled personal injury attorneys are here to help you if you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault. We believe that you should never worry about how you will pay the bills after a collision, especially if you are able to show that another party is to blame. You have many options available for you and should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia for the help you deserve at (888) 579-1790.
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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.