Forest Park, GA (May 22, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a head-on collision that took place on a highway in Forest Park on Saturday evening, May 21.
According to Clayton County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of exit 235, Highway 41. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one ran into the other lane of traffic, colliding head-on with the other. One of the sedans was seen in the area with extensive head-on damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time.
One right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Motor vehicle accidents have become increasingly more common on our roads in Georgia. Now, in just 2020 alone, approximately 125,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. A car accident can completely change the life of a person involved in one. Drivers and passengers tend to be left with life-altering injuries that require many types of medical attention, as well as therapy to get back on their feet. On top of this, many victims of car accidents miss time at work and wonder how they will afford to pay the bills associated with an accident. If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney in your time of need.
You will find that most drivers are considerate and follow the rules of the road. However, car accidents still occur within seconds due to the reckless acts of others. There are many main reasons for car accidents, including the following:
- Driving distracted
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Fatigued driving
If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, it is imperative that you speak with a Forest Park personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident that was caused by another party. We have extensive experience assisting those who have been seriously injured in car accidents over the years. Our attorneys will handle your claim from start to finish so that you do not have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. If you have been hurt in a car accident, we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Forest Park at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.