Stockbridge, GA (August 1, 2020) – Around 8:48 a.m. this morning, authorities confirmed that a multi-vehicle accident with injuries took place in Stockbridge.
According to Henry County officials, the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Jodeco Road. The accident took place when multiple vehicles collided into one another in a chain-reaction style accident, which led to severe damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. It is believed that one or more victims were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is not yet known.
The left lane of traffic was blocked as a result of the collision until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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 car accidents occur in Georgia every single year due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in these accidents, many of which would be hospitalized as a result. Being involved in a car accident can be a confusing and complex thing to experience. From the very beginning, a victim is urged to seek medical attention for their injuries and ensure that all of their needs are being met. If you have been injured in a car accident, you likely have questions that only a skilled accident attorney will be able to answer, which is why you should seek immediate attention.
Many individuals are unsure of what steps they should take after an accident that is not their fault. On top of receiving medical care, an individual should always speak with their insurance company, contact an attorney, and gather evidence that could be useful in their claim in the future. Depending on the severity of your injury, you may be facing a long road to recovery and wonder how you will afford to pay a wide array of bills that continue to pile up. It is imperative that you act quickly to retain your rights as you move forward during these life-altering times. You should always be prepared to speak with a Georgia car accident attorney in your dire time of need.
Because the aftermath of a car accident can be a complex thing to face on your own, speaking with a personal injury attorney at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC is vastly important. Our attorneys understand how to deal with the insurance companies and file a lawsuit when it is necessary. These are all aspects that you may not be well-versed in and you may find that you need help along the way. We will stand by your side to ensure that you receive justice and compensation when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information.
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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.