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June 21, 2022

Clarkston, GA – Car Accident Blocks All Lanes in WB Lanes of GA-78

Clarkston, GA (June 21, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious car accident that took place on a highway in Clarkston on Tuesday morning, June 21. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 10:46 a.m. in the westbound lanes of GA-78 around the area of Brockett Road. Several vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more parties were treated at the scene. The victims were then taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in all lanes of traffic for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Memorial Drive as an alternate route. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In fact, in just one hour’s time, over 70 car crashes take place in Georgia due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen in many areas but our major highways are some of the most common and dangerous areas. There are many common reasons for car accidents, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident that is not your fault, you should understand your options moving forward. This is why it is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a Clarkston car accident attorney on your side. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to show that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines do you need to meet to move forward with a successful claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Clarkston personal injury attorney. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have been seriously injured in a Georgia car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys are well-versed in Georgia accident laws and will stand by your side when you need it the most. Having our experienced help can ensure that your rights are being protected and that all of your burning questions are answered along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Clarkston at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you. 

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.