Decatur, GA (October 4, 2020) – Around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday evening, October 4, a two-car accident took place on a highway in Decatur.
Though few details have been released regarding the collision, DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident took place in the southbound lanes of The Perimeter around the area of Memorial Drive. It is believed that one of the involved vehicles struck the other, causing it to lose control and spin out, striking the guardrail. Both of the vehicles received serious damages as a result of the collision.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were present at the scene of the accident to assist those with injuries. The injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The crash blocked the far left lane of traffic, which led to delays in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents on major highways tend to be some of the most catastrophic due to the fact that many of these accidents occur at high speeds. Car accidents risk the lives of many and continue to happen every hour of the day due to the reckless acts of others who are not paying close attention to what is happening around them. In fact, in just one hour’s time in the state of Georgia, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents occur due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been injured in a car accident and you wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you have help by your side.
Speaking with a Georgia car accident attorney is one of the first steps that you should take when it comes to your car accident. An attorney will be able to answer many questions for you including what evidence you should collect to prove your claim, deadlines that you will have to meet, and what you should say to the insurance company when it comes to your accident. Being injured in a car accident might leave you feeling helpless and alone but you have options moving forward. It is imperative that you speak with a Georgia personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. We understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling after an accident and will protect you every step of the way as you work toward justice and results. If you have been injured, we want to ensure that your rights are being protected. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for losses such as medical expenses, lost income, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.