Smyrna, GA (October 2, 2021) – At 12:17 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, October 2, a car accident with injuries occurred in Smyrna.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of South Atlanta Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other. The vehicles involved in the crash were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to 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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in collisions due to the reckless acts of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in car accidents due to negligent reasons. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Drowsy driving
In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a car accident. It is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You should have the dedicated help of an accident attorney on your side.
Being hurt in a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. You may have a variety of questions that only a Smyrna car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a knowledgeable Smyrna personal injury attorney.
Smyrna Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in a collision that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on physical and financial levels and stand by your side every step of the way. We will provide you with the resources and knowledge to move forward with your claim. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a car accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Smyrna at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you 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.