Stonecrest, GA (October 25, 2021) – At 11:18 p.m. on the night of Sunday, October 24, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Stonecrest.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Lithonia Industrial Boulevard. Several vehicles were traveling on the roadway when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were seriously injured in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions and identities are not yet known.
Two left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Covington Highway as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents occur due to the recklessness of others. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. In one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. Being hurt in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Because of this, you should speak with a dedicated legal advocate that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only a Stonecrest car accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to show that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated Stonecrest personal injury lawyer.
Stonecrest Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. An attorney will be able to help you navigate the legal system and will be able to provide you with the resources you need to be successful in your claim. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Stonecrest at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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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.