Decatur, GA (September 22, 2021) – At 5:19 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, September 22, a car crash with injuries occurred in Decatur.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Covington Highway and Young Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time. This caused the vehicles to collide forcefully with one another. 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, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the crash. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time, which led to extensive delays.
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 in the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Hundreds of thousands of collisions happen every year due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to careless reasons. These accidents happen in a variety of areas but intersections are some of the most common. Millions of intersection accidents happen every year in the U.S. In just one recent year in the entire U.S., in fact, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to negligence. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a Decatur car accident attorney that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you in many ways, especially when you have sustained serious injuries. These injuries include some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries land victims in the hospital for a period of time, as well as cause them to miss out on time at work. You should speak with a Decatur personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Decatur Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult the aftermath of a crash can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your available options.
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.