Decatur, GA – Serious Car Accident Leads to Injuries in EB Lanes of I-20
Last updated Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
Decatur, GA (January 26, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a serious crash that blocked all lanes of traffic in Decatur on the morning of Thursday, January 26.
According to Atlanta officials, the accident happened at 4:05 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 66, Columbia Drive. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles were extensively damaged, and tow trucks were present at the scene.
Several responders, including local fire crews and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen assisting those with injuries for some time. The parties were then taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not entirely known.
Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked. Police urged those in the area to use Candler Road as an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the parties hurt in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Nobody knows how quickly a car accident can turn your life upside-down until it happens to them. In the blink of an eye, you could be left with life-altering damages and injuries that you are unable to handle on your own. Countless people are hospitalized every year in Georgia due to serious collisions. In 2020 alone, in fact, it is estimated that over 125,000 people were severely injured in car accidents within the state. Car accidents can happen anywhere, but highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Facing a car accident can be a challenging thing to do on your own. Because of this, you should speak with a Decatur car accident attorney who is well-versed in these types of claims. An attorney will be beneficial to you if you have sustained serious injuries in an accident, such as the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Internal organ damage
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss too much time in the workplace. Because this can leave you in a difficult position both physically and financially, you should speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer immediately.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after your life has been impacted by a car accident in Georgia. Our experienced legal advocates have handled many claims in the past and will help you obtain the justice that is necessary to move forward. You deserve compensation during these difficult times so that you can get back on your feet. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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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