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September 4, 2022

Covington, GA – Car Accident with Injuries on I-20 Near Hwy 142

Covington, GA (September 4, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a Covington highway on Friday afternoon, September 2. 

Newton County officials confirmed that the accident happened around 1:59 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 93, Highway 142. 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 involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared. 

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

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. In 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 125,000 people were severely injured as a result of car accidents. Though car accidents happen anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. This is due to the fact that drivers tend to travel at high speeds and there are many other vehicles in these areas. You may wonder where you can turn after a serious collision that was caused by another party. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to face, which is why you should have the help of a Covington car accident attorney on your side. There are many protections for those who have been hurt in car accidents but having an attorney is vital if you want to get back on your feet. An attorney can help you with many aspects of your claim, including the following: 

  • Helping you to gather necessary evidence
  • Helping you to meet deadlines
  • Working with the insurance company

You should speak with a dedicated Covington personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. Innocent people are harmed in accidents all the time and should have options after an accident. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. Dealing with these overwhelming impacts can affect your life in ways that you never expected. Our attorneys will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Covington 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.