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July 8, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Accident on I-75 Near Johnstonville Rd Causes Serious Injuries

Atlanta, GA (July 8, 2022) – One or more parties were injured in a car accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, July 8. 

According to local officials, the accident happened around 2:52 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Johnstonville Road. Police confirmed that there was heavy rain in the area when multiple vehicles in the southbound lanes collided with each other due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles sustained severe damages as a result of the accident. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the crash. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries. Their identities and conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in all southbound lanes of traffic for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

From the moment that you get behind the wheel of a car, you expect that you will make it to your destination without any issues. However, the reality is that many people are involved and even injured in car accidents each year in Georgia. In just 2020 alone, over 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, with over 125,000 leading to serious injuries. These accidents take place on our major highways due to many reasons, including the following: 

  • Driver distractions, such as texting and driving
  • Speeding
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is up to you to show that another party is to blame for your accident. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust during these difficult times. 

Being involved in a car accident can affect your life in many ways. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with a dedicated Atlanta car accident attorney that you can trust. A car accident can be a painful experience that leaves you with many questions. You may be forced to spend time away from the workplace as well, which means that you might not be able to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have been hurt in a serious collision, you should speak with a skilled Atlanta personal injury lawyer. 

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have been seriously injured in a car crash that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will stand by your side when you need us the most. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for 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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