Decatur, GA (September 29, 2020) – Around 1:28 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, a two-car accident occurred in Decatur.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident took place in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Candler Road. It is believed that one struck the other vehicle from the back, causing a variety of damages.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, assisted at the scene of the collision. They helped one or more with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The HOV lane was blocked for an extended period of time following the accident.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents take place every single day in the state of Georgia. In just one week’s time, hundreds of people are sent to the hospital as a result of car accidents. Approximately 116,000 people were injured in car accidents in the state of Georgia in one recent year’s time. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can show that another party is to blame for an accident, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Georgia car accidents lead to many different injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. An accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. You may have a variety of questions as you navigate the legal system for the first time. For instance, what types of deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your claim? What should you say to the insurance company when you speak with them? What types of evidence are best for you? It is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in Georgia as soon as possible.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here for you in your time of need when it comes to your accident. Our attorneys have years of experience assisting those in need and will provide you with the resources you need to move forward. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident and will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia accident attorney 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.