Atlanta, GA (October 1, 2021) – At 5:05 p.m. on the evening of Friday, October 1, a car accident occurred at an intersection in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Peachtree Road and Pharr Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other at the intersection. The vehicles involved in the crash were badly damaged and had to be removed by tow trucks.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection until police were able to fully clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 just one hour’s time, in fact, approximately 70 car accidents occur in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to reckless reasons. Car accidents occur at intersections due to many common reasons, including the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
It is up to you as an injured victim to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have many rights under Georgia law when it comes to a collision. This is why you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Car accidents can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. You may have a variety of questions that only an Atlanta car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our skilled accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.