Atlanta, GA (January 2, 2021) – On the evening of Saturday, January 1, a car crash with injuries occurred in Atlanta.
According to Fulton County Police, the accident happened at 7:56 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Cascade Road, near the I-285 area. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that one of the vehicles lost control, causing a severe accident. The vehicles involved in the crash were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
One left turning lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of individuals are hurt in car accidents every year in the state of Georgia. In just one recent year, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents in Georgia. Serious motor vehicle accidents sometimes occur in the blink of an eye, turning lives upside-down. As a result of a car accident, it is not unheard of for a victim to become impacted on both physical and financial levels. Car accidents happen due to a variety of reasons in Georgia, including some of the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
Having the skilled help of an Atlanta car accident lawyer on your side can be incredibly beneficial. After a car accident, there are many types of evidence that you should gather so that you can hold another party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Some of the aspects that will help you determine liability include photographs of the accident scene, video surveillance, statements from witnesses, black box data, medical statements, and more. An attorney can use this evidence to help you recover economic and non-economic compensation. You have options and should have the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. The aftermath of a car accident can be a complex thing to face, especially if you have never dealt with an insurance company in the past. The insurance adjuster may try to offer you a lowball settlement offer. Because of this, our attorneys will help you move forward to obtain the best results. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
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.