Norcross, GA (January 6, 2022) – At 4:54 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, January 6, a serious multi-vehicle crash occurred in Norcross.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard around the area of I-285. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they forcefully collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their identities and conditions are not known at this time.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.
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
Every hour of the day, severe accidents happen on Georgia roads due to the negligence of others. In just one hour’s time, in fact, approximately 70 car accidents happen on our roads, with a large percentage leading to injuries. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places for crashes. Over the past few years, there has been a huge increase in the number of accidents happening on our roads. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to negligent reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. You should always be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary time that you are not prepared to face on your own. Because of this, you should speak with a Norcross car accident lawyer that you can trust at this time. Many people, unfortunately, hesitate to contact an attorney right off the bat following their collision. This can be a mistake. This is because, the earlier you act, the more likely that you are to retain your rights. You will be able to improve your chances of winning your claim if you act quickly and use the evidence you have to prove your claim. It is crucial that you seek the help of a Norcross personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Norcross Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault in Georgia. If you can prove that another party is at fault for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with a claim. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward compensation for many aspects, including the following:
• Medical expenses
• Lost wages
• Pain and suffering
• Therapy costs
You should never have to stand alone after a car accident that is not your fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Norcross at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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.