Union City, GA (August 1, 2020) – Around 11:38 a.m. this morning, authorities responded to the scene of a car accident on a major Union City highway.
According to authorities, the collision happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 near the area of Flat Shoals Road. The accident involved several vehicles, all of which were severely damaged due to the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the collision. They assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known. The injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Multiple left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police urged those traveling through the area to use Highway 29 as an alternate route.
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
In just one hour’s time, approximately 70 car accidents take place in the entire state of Georgia. Georgia car accidents tend to occur due to a wide array of reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related aspects. Suffering in the aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in many ways as you attempt to recover from your injuries and get back on your feet on a financial level. Those who face an unexpected car accident might be left wondering what options are available for them. With the help of an attorney, you may find that it is possible to move forward after you have been significantly harmed.
Car accidents can be scary and confusing aspects to experience on your own. This is due to the fact that many victims do not know where they will turn for the compensation they deserve after they have been seriously harmed. On top of that, you might wonder what types of evidence you will have to gather to show that another party is to blame for your accident. Working with the insurance company and meeting certain deadlines might not come easily, which is why you should always have a skilled Georgia car accident attorney on your side to help you through these times.
Our personal injury attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have fully dedicated ourselves to helping those in need after serious car accidents. We will stand by your side to ensure that you have what it takes to navigate the legal system, working toward aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and more. The bills may continue to pile up against you, leaving you feeling helpless during one of the most traumatic and complex times in your life. Luckily, you do not have to stand alone and have the help of a legal advocate by your side. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, please contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.