Atlanta, GA (November 10, 2021) – At 12:26 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 10, a rear-end collision occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of The Perimeter around the area of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. A pickup truck was traveling in the area when a sedan suddenly slammed into its rear due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were severely damaged as a result, with the sedan being pushed underneath the pickup truck.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the westbound lanes of traffic until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. 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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations in Georgia, with these collisions increasing on our roads every year. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents every single year within the state. In just one recent year, in fact, over 116,000 people were injured in car accidents throughout Georgia due to the outright reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major highways. If your life has been 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 be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after a serious accident.
The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. You may be feeling alone and confused following a collision, which is why you should speak with an Atlanta car accident lawyer that you can trust after your accident. This is especially true if you have sustained injuries, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
If you have sustained injuries in a serious car accident, you have a variety of options available for you. It is important that you speak with a dedicated Atlanta personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a serious car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that you have less stress handling your claim than you would if you were on your own. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.