Stonecrest, GA (November 27, 2020) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Friday evening, November 27, a serious rollover accident occurred on a highway in Stonecrest.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Panola Road. For reasons that are not yet known, two or more vehicles collided, sending one off the side of the road. The vehicle rolled over into the ditch on the side o the road.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were present at the scene of the collision to help those with injuries. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The accident led to delays in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but 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
Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured as a result of car accidents in the state of Georgia. In fact, in just one recent year, over 116,000 people were injured as a result. These accidents take on many different forms but rollovers are among some of the most severe. In just one year’s time, 2% or more accidents are deemed rollovers. This may seem like a low percentage but many of these collisions are incredibly catastrophic in nature.
Being injured in a rollover crash can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Some of the most common injuries that result from these crashes include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, from forcing you to spend time recovering in the hospital to missing out on time at work. If you have been harmed due to a car accident, it is imperative that you have the help of a personal injury attorney on your side.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our Georgia car accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have been seriously harmed in a car accident that is not your fault. You have a variety of options and the right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation for a variety of losses so that you do not have to worry about the stressful aftermath of an accident on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact Georgia accident attorneys 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.