Atlanta, GA (December 4, 2021) – At 2:30 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, December 4, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20 near the Maynard Terrace exit. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
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 hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene. Police urged those in the area to use Iris Drive until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Serious Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year throughout the state of Georgia. In one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in collisions due to the outright negligence of others.
These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. These accidents happen due to a variety of reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Motorists who are drunk or drugged behind the wheel
- Speeding or reckless driving
The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should have the skilled help of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. You may have questions that you can only answer with the help of an Atlanta car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you from start to finish when it comes to your claim. They can help you gather evidence that you may need in your claim, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you.
You have a variety of options during these difficult times. It is important that you speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who can help you along the way.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a serious car accident. We believe that you have many rights and options under Georgia law and offer our help and resources along the way.
Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.