Decatur, GA (November 11, 2021) – At 4:40 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, November 11, a car crash with injuries occurred in Decatur.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Covington Highway and Glenwood Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were hospitalized with injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection. Police urged those in the area to use Snapfinger Road as an alternate route.
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 happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In just one recent hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous places. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Being injured in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have many questions that you cannot answer without the help of a Decatur car accident lawyer on your side. 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 claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer for the first time.
Decatur Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. 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 include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.
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