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May 11, 2022

Decatur, GA – Several Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision in EB Lanes of I-20

Decatur, GA (May 11, 2022) – Reports stated that a multi-vehicle collision took place on a major highway in Decatur on Wednesday evening, May 11. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 6:33 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Candler Road. Police were present at the scene and confirmed that several vehicles collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result. 

Paramedics and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police did not say if any of the involved drivers received charges for their role in the collision. 

No further information has been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with those injured in the accident at this time. We hope for their full recovery at this time. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe and life-altering in nature. No matter how severe the accident, you may find that you are eligible for a claim against a liable party. This is the reality that hundreds of thousands of individuals are faced with every year. In fact, in 2020, it was reported that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place due to the outright negligence of others. The reality that too many individuals face is that an involved driver could try to pin the blame on you even when it is not your fault. This is why you should have legal counsel on your side who can help you. 

Facing a car accident can be a difficult and complex thing, which is why you should have the help of a Decatur car accident attorney on your side. You will have to show that another party is liable for the harm that you have sustained in a car accident, which can actually be more complicated than you expected. Liability may not be as clear as you thought it would be. You will have to be able to show the following things: 

  • The defendant owed a duty of care
  • The defendant breached that duty of care
  • That the breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident caused your damages

If you can show that another party acted in a negligent manner and it led to your accident, you can successfully move forward with a claim. It is important that you speak with a Decatur personal injury lawyer in your time of need. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, our attorneys are here to help you work toward the damages you deserve for a wide array of aspects. The number of damages that you receive will depend on many different factors but the most important is how strong your case is. Our attorneys can be extremely persuasive when it comes to getting the insurance company to pay out on your claim. We are here for you in your time of need. 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. 

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.