Atlanta, GA (November 6, 2021) – Before 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, November 6, a chain-reaction collision occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Flat Shoals Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one rear-ended the other, sending it into a third vehicle. 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 with injuries. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the crash, a left lane was blocked until police were able to entirely clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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 land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the outright reckless acts of others. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the negligence of other parties. Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most dangerous and common. These accidents happen due to distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you have been injured in a collision, you should speak with a legal advocate that you can trust in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on their own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only an Atlanta car accident lawyer will be able to answer. For instance, what types of 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 involved in your case for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in a serious car accident. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These damages include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.