DeKalb County, GA (November 21, 2020) – Officers with the DeKalb County Police Department say that injuries resulted from a car crash that took place on Interstate 285 on Saturday evening.
According to information released by DeKalb County authorities, the accident took place around 8:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the Chamblee-Tucker Road exit. The accident involved two or more vehicles and led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. It appears that the injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, though updates on their conditions have not been provided.
Almost all lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time following the collision, causing traffic backups in the area. The crash occurred in the left lane but the events leading up to the accident are unknown at this 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.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in Georgia
Highways are some of the most common places for car accidents and also the areas where some of the most catastrophic accidents occur. Being injured in a car accident might be a life-altering experience that has a huge impact on your life, along with hundreds of thousands of other people who suffer the same way every year.
Across the state of Georgia, an average of five people a day or 31 people a week die. Furthermore, there were nearly 1.53 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled last year alone.
These tragic accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other aspects. If you have suffered the aftermath of a car accident, you might wonder where you can turn for the compensation you deserve.
Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever had to face on your own. As you navigate the legal system after a Georgia car accident, you may find that many aspects are stacked up against you. For instance, it is not always easy to work with the insurance company or the other party’s attorney, which is why you should always have a skilled and dedicated legal advocate on your side. It is essential that you speak with a Georgia personal injury attorney who has handled claims like these in the past.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys in Georgia have diligently assisted those with injuries throughout the state. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling physically, emotionally, and financially as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for your losses. You have many rights under Georgia law and should always have an attorney on your side who can help you. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 or https://www.attorneykennugent.com for the help you deserve.
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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.