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August 17, 2022

Decatur, GA – Injury Accident at Panthersville Rd & Clifton Springs Rd 

Decatur, GA (August 17, 2022) – Around 6:36 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, August 17, a car accident with injuries happened at an intersection in Decatur. 

According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Panthersville Road and Clifton Springs Road. Police were called to the scene in the early morning hours, where they discovered that two vehicles collided after they entered the intersection at the same time. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result. 

Several local responders, including Decatur fire crews and paramedics, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time after the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal. 

Police continue their investigation into the collision. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We wish them the speediest recovery at this time. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents within the state of Georgia every year. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia. Out of these accidents, approximately 125,000 people were hurt. Though a car accident can happen anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident at an intersection, you should know that you have options. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. 

Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with a Decatur car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after an accident. These include some of the following: 

  • What deadlines will you be required to meet after an accident that was caused by another party? 
  • What evidence do you need to gather to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? 
  • Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? 

These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after a car accident that is not your fault. We can assure you that we will not stop fighting for you from the very start of your claim. Having an attorney on your side means that you will receive the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on what options are available for 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.