Decatur, GA (February 17, 2023) – Injuries were reported as a result of a car accident that took place at an intersection in Decatur on the afternoon of Friday, February 17.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 2:43 p.m. at the intersection of Snpafinger Woods Drive and Park Central Boulevard. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties, who have not yet been formally identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
A portion of the intersection was blocked in the area for some time as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured as a result of this collision.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Auto accidents have been increasing on our roads in the U.S. in recent years. In just one year’s time, an average of 6 million car accidents take place due to the carelessness of others. Out of these accidents, approximately 330,000 or more happen in the state of Georgia. Countless victims are hospitalized with serious injuries every year within the state. Car accidents happen in a variety of areas, but intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred. If you are someone who has sustained injuries in a Georgia car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
When a negligent party has caused your accident, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with our experienced Atlanta, GA car accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet during one of the most difficult times in your life. There are many types of negligent errors that take place on our roads and lead to Georgia car accidents every year, which include the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
You will need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident and that their actions led to your collision and damages. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of a Decatur personal injury lawyer who can help you every step of the way in your case.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents in Georgia over recent years. Oftentimes, the insurance company will try to do whatever it can to lessen your recovery, which can leave you in a challenging position that you are not prepared for. You have the right to compensation. Please contact a car accident attorney 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.
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