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March 10, 2022

Atlanta, GA – All Lanes Blocked After Injury Crash in NB Lanes of I-285

Atlanta, GA (March 10, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident involving several vehicles on Thursday afternoon, March 10. 

According to officials, the accident happened at 1:03 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-285 (The Perimeter) around the area of Langford Parkway. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result. The vehicles involved in the accident had to be towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police confirmed that all lanes were held and a temporary red alert was issued in the area. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Highways are some of the most common places for car accidents where dangerous collisions happen every year. Thousands of people are hurt in accidents on highways in Georgia each year. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 331,796 car accidents happened in 2020. Out of these accidents, a large percentage happen on our highways. Some of the most common reasons for highway-related accidents include the following: 

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

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. This is why it pays to have the help of a dedicated legal attorney on your side. 

The legal process is never easy to face, which is why speaking with an Atlanta car accident attorney is crucial after an accident. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim so that you can focus on moving forward with your claim. They can help you gather the necessary evidence and meet deadlines that are required of you. The sooner you speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer, the sooner you can start working toward results. 

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after a car crash that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help when you need it the most. We will help you navigate the red tape and work with the insurance company so that you are not offered less than you deserve for your claim. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 to find out 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.