Stonecrest, GA (November 26, 2021) – At 4:09 p.m. on the afternoon of November 26, a chain-reaction collision occurred in Stonecrest.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 74, Evans Mill Road. Four or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one slammed into the back of another, sending it forward into a second vehicle. In the end, four or more vehicles were left with extensive damages due to the chain-reaction accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured due to the collision. The injured victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. In one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents took place due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but our major highways are known for being some of the most common. Car accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening on the roads around them. If you have been hurt in a serious collision, you will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that many people are forced to face each year in Georgia. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with a skilled Stonecrest car accident lawyer as soon as possible after an accident. Having an attorney on your side can be beneficial if you have sustained serious injuries, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a life-altering accident, you should be prepared to speak with a dedicated Stonecrest personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
Stonecrest Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. 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. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Stonecrest 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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.