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May 2, 2022

Stonecrest, GA – Rear-End Collision on I-20 Near Panola Rd 

Stonecrest, GA (May 2, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a rear-end collision that took place on a highway in Stonecrest on Sunday evening, May 1. 

According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Panola Road, exit 71. Two vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when one struck the rear of the other. This caused extensive damages to both of the involved vehicles. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

One left lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been happening more and more frequently on our roads over recent years. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents every single year in the entirety of Georgia. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place throughout Georgia, with over 125,000 injuries reported. These accidents can happen anywhere but highways are known for being some of the most common places. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

As an injured victim, you will need to prove that another party is at fault for your collision. This is why it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident. 

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. This is why it is useful to have the help of a Stonecrest car accident attorney on your side. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after a car accident. On top of this, an attorney will be able to help you answer any questions that you may have along the way. The aftermath of a car accident can be extremely stressful. This is why you should speak with a Stonecrest personal injury lawyer immediately. 

Stonecrest Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way as you work toward the results you deserve. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Stonecrest at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your options. 

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.