Stonecrest, GA (July 24, 2021) – At 1:23 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, July 24, a serious multi-vehicle accident occurred in Stonecrest.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Panola Road. Police confirmed that the accident happened when two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to unknown reasons. This led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their identities and conditions are not known at this time.
The left lane of traffic was blocked for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
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 are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations throughout the entire state of Georgia. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in Georgia car accidents due to the outright recklessness of others. Though car accidents can happen anywhere in the state of Georgia, highways are some of the most common areas. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in Georgia car accidents due to negligent reasons. Many of these accidents and injuries occur on our highways due to reasons such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
It is never easy to face the aftermath of a Georgia car accident on your own. Many individuals who have been hurt in these accidents will need the dedicated help of a Georgia car accident attorney who can help them every step of the way. This is especially true if you have suffered from serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and more. If you have sustained any of these serious injuries, you may be feeling helpless and alone. You should seek the help of a Georgia personal injury lawyer after an accident that is not your fault.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys have helped those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. We will stand by your side as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. We will help you every step of the way so that you are not alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia 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.