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May 7, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision, Injuries on I-20 at Panola Rd

Atlanta, GA (May 7, 2022) – On Saturday, May 7, a multi-vehicle wreck took place on a DeKalb County highway.

Officers from the Atlanta Police Department verified that the wreck occurred at approximately 3:25 p.m. on the westbound side of I-20, just before Exit 71 to Panola Road. Three drivers were traveling on the left side of the highway when one motorist rear-ended another, resulting in major damage to both vehicles.

First responders, including paramedics and fire personnel, were dispatched to assist individuals in need. As a result of the collision, one or more people were injured, however, their present condition remains unknown.

For around an hour, all lanes were closed, causing massive traffic bottlenecks. Officers recommended drivers take another route while they worked to clear the crash site.

No other information has been revealed, though the investigation into the cause of the incident is active.

Our thoughts are with victims who were hurt in this accident, as well as their families. We hope for the full recovery of all involved. 

Serious Car Wrecks in Georgia

Car accidents are a grim reality that many people endure every year. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of vehicle accidents occur in Georgia each year as a result of careless driver error or recklessness. Moreover, according to recent data releases from the Georgia Department of Transportation, nearly 332,000 vehicle accidents happened in 2020 alone, despite the coronavirus pandemic keeping many motorists off our state’s roads.

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision, Injuries on I-20 at Panola Rd

Approximately 125,000 people were injured and about 1,600 people were killed as a result of these accidents. Meanwhile, driver inattention, speeding, and other factors all contribute to automobile accidents on our roadways, leaving victims to pay a steep price.

It goes without saying that a victim should never have to be concerned about how they will pay their bills while healing from accident injuries.

That’s why, if you have been hurt in a preventable car accident, you should consult with a qualified legal counsel who has your best interests in mind.

An automobile accident may leave you with questions that only an Atlanta accident lawyer can help you answer.

For example, what proof do you need to show that another person is to blame for your accident? When it comes to pushing forward with a successful claim, what deadlines will you be expected to meet? Will your claim be resolved and settled or will it proceed to trial? These are questions that an experienced, well-versed Atlanta personal injury lawyer can help you address.

Monge & Associates is here to help you and your family truly heal from a life-changing vehicle accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a negligent person accountable for the harm they caused you in an accident.

Plus, our attorneys will stay by your side as you navigate Georgia’s complicated legal system and work to secure the compensation you deserve during these difficult times.

Please do not hesitate to call an Atlanta vehicle accident lawyer at 888-688-1924 to learn how we can assist you at your earliest convenience.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.