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May 31, 2022

Decatur, GA – Car Crash at Lawrenceville Hwy & McClendon Dr Intersection

Decatur, GA (May 31, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Decatur on Tuesday afternoon, May 31. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 3:49 p.m. at the intersection of Lawrenceville Highway and McClendon Drive. Two vehicles allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide head-on into each other. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked for some time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to those injured as a result of the accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been increasing over the years in the state of Georgia. Now, hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every single year due to the reckless acts of others. Every time someone gets behind the wheel of a car, they are expected to abide by the rules of the road. However, drivers do not always pay attention to the roads around them, which is why accidents take place in the blink of an eye. Though these accidents can take place anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common and dangerous places for harm. In one recent year, in fact, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts off others. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary time in your life. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with a Decatur car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. They can help you show that the following aspects were present when it comes to your case: 

  • The driver involved in your accident owed a duty of care
  • The driver breached the duty of care through their careless acts
  • The breach in duty led to your accident
  • Your accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a dedicated Decatur personal injury lawyer. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we understand how overwhelming a car accident can be. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.