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May 26, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Car Accident Leads to Injuries on I-85 Near Cleveland Ave 

Atlanta, GA (May 26, 2022) – One or more parties were injured as a result of a car accident that took place on an Atlanta highway on Thursday afternoon, May 26. 

According to Atlanta Police, the collision happened around 1:18 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 48, Cleveland Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident. 

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

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. This led to extensive delays until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to those who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face. However, this is the reality that hundreds of thousands of people face every single year. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 331,000 car accidents took place within the state. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 125,000 people sustained injuries out of these accidents. There are many reasons for collisions on our major highways, including some of the following: 

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

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Being hurt in a car accident can be a difficult thing to face. Because of this, you should have the help of an Atlanta car accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. They can help you gather necessary evidence in your claim, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, an attorney will be able to help you answer any questions that you have. Having the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side can benefit you in many ways.

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We will ensure that your rights are always being protected after an accident that is not your fault. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you should never move forward without the help of an attorney on your side. Your focus following a car accident should be on healing instead of dealing with the legal aspects of your claim. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, we are here for you. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help 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.