Norcross, GA (January 18, 2021) – At 4:38 p.m. on Monday afternoon, January 18, a multi-vehicle crash took place on a highway in Norcross.
According to Gwinnett County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Beaver Ruin Road. Few details have been released but police confirmed that two or more vehicles lost control in the area, which led to a chain-reaction crash with extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision to assist those with injuries. One or more victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Two center lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. This led to extensive delays. Police urged those in the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.
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.
Car Accidents in Georgia
In one week, hundreds of people are injured and hospitalized as a result of Georgia car accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye, especially on highways where car accidents are most prevalent. Highway-related accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you can prove that another party is to blame for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with your car accident claim.
Being injured in a Georgia car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. This is especially true if you have fallen victim to serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries can be incredibly life-altering and severe in nature. As such, you may be left with a long road to recovery and medical bills that you are unable to handle on your own. On top of that, you might not be able to return to work for a period of time. It is imperative that you seek the help of a Georgia personal injury attorney who can help you through these complex times.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents throughout the years. We believe that you have many rights under Georgia law and will stand by your side to ensure that these rights are protected. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help 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.