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March 15, 2022

Decatur, GA – Motorcycle Crash Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of GA-78

Decatur, GA (March 15, 2022) – At 3:17 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 15, a motorcycle crash took place on a highway in Decatur. 

According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of GA-78 around the area of North Druid Hills. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they were suddenly struck by the driver of a passenger vehicle. The motorcycle was left with extensive damages as a result of the collision. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in all westbound lanes of traffic for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. 

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

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcycle accidents have been steadily increasing over recent years, though they are not the most common accidents on our roads. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm, they are more likely to become seriously injured or lose their lives in accidents than many other parties on our roadways in Georgia. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 179 individuals were killed in motorcycle accidents and many others were seriously injured. Drivers are supposed to watch out for motorcyclists at all times so that these accidents can always be prevented. However, this does not always happen and these collisions continue to occur in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Being hurt in a motorcycle collision can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because the odds could be stacked against you in the event of a motorcycle accident, you should have the assistance of a Decatur motorcycle accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be familiar with the challenges that stem from motorcycle accidents. It is especially necessary to have an attorney on your side if you have sustained any of the following serious injuries: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Road rash
  • Paralysis

If you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

Decatur Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents over the years. You may not be familiar with all the unique challenges that stem from motorcycle accidents. Our attorneys will stand by your side and familiarize you with legal concepts, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you during these difficult times. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Decatur at (678) 832-0585 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.