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August 29, 2022

Decatur, GA – Injury Accident Involving Multiple Vehicles in EB Lanes of I-20

Decatur, GA (August 29, 2022) – Around 3:58 a.m. on the morning of Monday, August 29, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Decatur. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 68, Wesley Chapel Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they became involved in a collision due to reasons that are still under investigation. The involved vehicles sustained extensive damage as a result of the accident. 

Decatur paramedics and fire crews were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

Two left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time, which led to extensive delays in the area. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to those who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery for their injuries. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Many individuals get behind the wheel of a car every day never knowing that they are about to become involved in a car accident. However, this is the reality that far too many individuals face in Georgia every single year. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car crashes take place within the state due to the reckless acts of others. The truth is, many of these accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to what is happening on the roads around them. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life, especially if you have never been involved in an injury accident in the past. Speaking with a Decatur car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. An attorney can play a vital role in your claim, especially if you have sustained any of the following injuries: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

If you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault, speaking with a Decatur personal injury lawyer is one of the best decisions that you can make. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to stand by your side following a serious Georgia car accident. You may be feeling worried and concerned about how you will get back on your feet after a car accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.