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August 27, 2022

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

Decatur, GA (August 27, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Decatur on Saturday afternoon, August 27. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 2:41 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 65, Candler Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are still under investigation. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several 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. 

Three right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police urged those traveling through to use Glenwood Avenue as an alternate route. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen unexpectedly in Georgia but have been increasing over recent years. Each year, in fact, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents within the state. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 331,000 car accidents took place in the state, with over 125,000 people sustaining serious injuries. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, highways are some of the most common places for harm. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to do on your own, which is why you should speak with a Decatur car accident attorney as soon as possible. Moving forward following a collision can be especially difficult to do if you have sustained serious injuries in an accident. These include some of the following: 

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

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is crucial that you speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you following a collision that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on both physical and financial levels. Car accident claims can be entirely complex, leaving victims to feel confused about where they can turn. If you have been injured in a crash, you should be eligible for compensation that covers a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you along the way. 

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.