Decatur, GA (February 27, 2023) – At 6:22 a.m. on the morning of Monday, February 27, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred on a highway in Decatur.
According to Decatur Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 43, Covington Highway. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they became involved in a collision due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles sustained immense harm, and debris was left scattered all over the highway in the area.
Decatur responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen in the area assisting those with injuries. One or more parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not entirely known.
A temporary red alert was issued in the area for some time, and all lanes of traffic were blocked. Police urged those in the area to avoid the area until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the injured victims with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every single day, numerous car accidents occur in the state of Georgia due to the negligence of others. Even the simplest mistake on our roads can lead to extensive harm when an accident occurs. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to careless acts. Hundreds of people are hurt in car accidents every single day within the state. It can be stressful to become involved in an unexpected car accident. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Research shows that, as more and more people hit the roads in Georgia, car accidents tend to increase. If you have been hurt in a collision, it is crucial that you speak with a Decatur car accident attorney that you can trust. If you believe that another party acted in a negligent fashion that led to your collision, you will need to prove that the following aspects were present:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to the accident
- The accident led to your injuries and other damages
Speaking with a Decatur personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after a Georgia car accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you after a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you deserve to be fully compensated for all of your damages after an accident, which is why you should have legal help on your side during these difficult times. The insurance company might try to get you to settle for less than you deserve or deny your claim altogether, which can leave you in a difficult position financially. This is why you should always have legal help on your side. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 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.
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