Lithonia, GA (March 9, 2023) – After 6 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, March 9, a car accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Lithonia.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road and Shadow Rock Drive. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision.
Several Lithonia responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more parties sustained injuries in the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Over the years, car accidents in Georgia have been happening more and more commonly than ever before. In just one hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to the carelessness of others. These accidents happen in a variety of areas, but intersections are known for being some of the most common. In one recent year’s time, millions of car accidents occur at intersections due to the negligence of other drivers. Being hurt in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in many ways. This is why you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate that you can trust after an accident.
When you have been hurt in a life-altering car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused about your next steps. Luckily, with the help of a car accident attorney in Atlanta, GA, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected. An attorney can help you show that the following aspects were at play in your accident:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your collision
- The accident caused your damages
You have options after a car accident. It is important that you speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable personal injury attorney after an accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a serious Georgia car accident. The insurance company will, unfortunately, do whatever they can to offer you much less than you deserve after a car accident. On top of this, they could try to deny your claim altogether. You do not want to miss out on any opportunities for compensation. Please contact a car accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you
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