Atlanta, GA (September 23, 2021) – At 7:53 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, September 23, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of GA-400 around the area of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, or exit 1. Several vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not fully known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared 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, which means that hundreds of thousands of people are hurt every single year due to these collisions. In Georgia, car accidents are actually a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye in many different areas but highways are some of the most common. Car accidents occur on highways due to many different reasons including the following:
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
- Distracted driving
Being injured in a car accident can affect your life in many ways. It is up to you as an injured party to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You should speak with a legal advocate who can help you every step of the way.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. An attorney can help you in many ways, especially if you have sustained injuries. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. If you have been hurt in a car crash that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you have the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years. Our attorneys understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. We will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. You have the right to seek compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have at this time.
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.