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September 12, 2022

Lithonia, GA – Bad Injury Crash at Covington Hwy & DeKalb Medical Pkwy Intersection

Lithonia, GA (September 12, 2022) – Around 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, September 12, a bad crash with injuries happened at a Lithonia intersection. 

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Covington Highway and DeKalb Medical Parkway. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Several local responders, including Lithonia paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained harm as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes at the intersection for some time. Police urged those in the area to use I-20 as an alternate route. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured parties involved in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia. Many people do not know how quickly a vehicle accident can change your life forever. In just one year’s time in Georgia, over 331,000 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others, leading to injuries in over 125,000 victims. A car accident can happen in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common places for harm. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents happened due to negligent reasons. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

Following your accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Lithonia car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. Having a well-versed legal team on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. An attorney can help you with some of these important aspects: 

  • Proving who is responsible for your accident
  • Helping you to meet required deadlines
  • Helping you to answer any questions that you may have along the way

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a Lithonia personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a collision that is not your fault. We work to protect the rights of legal victims who have sustained immense harm in the event of an accident. You should be able to achieve maximum compensation for a wide array of financial aspects so that you are able to move forward during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Lithonia at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times. 

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.