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March 4, 2022

Decatur, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision with Injuries in EB Lanes of I-20

Decatur, GA (March 4, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Decatur on Thursday evening, March 3. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Wesley Chapel Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene as delays affected the area. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents can almost always be prevented but continue to happen due to the recklessness of others. Many individuals are affected by car accidents in their lifetime. On average, it is estimated that each Georgia resident will be involved in a car accident every ten years. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 drivers are injured as a result of Georgia car accidents. Car accidents happen in many areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

Injuries are a part of life but, when it comes to car accidents, they are almost entirely preventable. Many individuals do not understand the consequences of a car accident until it has happened to them, completely turning their life upside-down. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you may have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. There are many factors that must be present in your claim: 

  • A driver owed a duty of care
  • A driver breached that duty of care
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

If your life has been affected by a car accident, it is imperative that you seek the assistance of a Decatur car accident lawyer

Decatur Car Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you if you have sustained injuries as a result of a car accident in Georgia. Our experienced attorneys have handled many car accident claims in the past and will stand by your side when you need it the most. If the insurance company is not willing to treat you fairly, we will help you bring your claim to trial. You have options and should never have to stand alone after a car accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (678) 832-0585 to find out 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.