Atlanta, GA (October 2, 2021) – At 1:49 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, October 2, a car crash with injuries occurred in Atlanta.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, colliding with each other. One of the vehicles ran into the median as a result of the crash. The vehicles involved were badly damaged.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the collision. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Due to the severity of the crash, two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into 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 Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are severe in nature. In just one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents took place due to the outright recklessness of others. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. In fact, in one recent year, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents. These collisions happen in many areas but highways are among the most common. These accidents happen due to many reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is up to you as an injured party to show that another party is at fault for your accident. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only an Atlanta car accident attorney will be able to answer. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? 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 attorney on your side.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelmed and devastated you may be feeling after you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.