Lithonia, GA (December 11, 2021) – At 6:02 a.m. on the morning of Friday, December 10, a car crash with injuries occurred in Lithonia.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Covington Highway and Panola Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Due to the severity of the accident, eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those in the area to use I-20 as an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year in Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous and common. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every year in the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the outright negligence of others. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident at an intersection, you have many options. It is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on their own. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Lithonia car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, especially if you have sustained injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that you could sustain as a result of an accident include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Spinal cord injuries
If you have sustained any of these injuries, you have a variety of options. It is important that you speak with a Lithonia personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way.
Lithonia Car Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated and knowledgeable accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a car accident that was caused by another party in Georgia. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. We will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Lithonia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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.