Kennesaw, GA (August 1, 2020) – Around 12:36 p.m. this afternoon, authorities were present at the scene of a serious car accident in Kennesaw.
Cobb County authorities confirmed that the accident took place in the southbound lanes of I-575 around the area of Chastain Road. The accident involved at least two vehicles that collided for reasons that are not entirely known. A wrecker was at the scene to remove damaged vehicles due to the extensive harm caused to both vehicles.
Paramedics and numerous other emergency responders were immediately dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. EMS crews helped those with injuries, though it is not known how many were treated at the scene or transported to the hospital.
The crash occurred in the left lane of traffic, which blocked the roadway in numerous lanes until police cleared the scene. Police urged those traveling through the area to use Canton Road as an alternate route.
No further details have been provided. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Georgia car accidents every single year. These accidents, which are vastly preventable, led to approximately 116,000 injuries in victims in one recent year. Though some of these injuries are minor, others are incredibly severe and even permanent in nature. When a victim sustains lasting injuries in an accident that is not their fault, they may be left wondering what options are available for them as they navigate a legal system that they might not be familiar with. It is important that those injured in car accidents have the help of an experienced attorney on their side.
Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is not always an easy thing to face, which is why victims of these accidents are urged to seek the immediate help of a car accident attorney. Not only can an attorney help you gather evidence that can be used to prove your claim, but they will also help you meet all of your filing deadlines and ensure that you are abiding by Georgia laws as you work toward compensation in your claim. With the help of an attorney, you can ensure that you are being treated fairly by the insurance company and that you receive the compensation you believe you deserve in your personal injury claim.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our Georgia car accident attorneys are prepared to help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects including medical bills, lost income due to missing time at work, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, you do not have to stand alone. Please contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 for more information on 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.