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April 2, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Car Accident with Injuries on I-85 Near Shallowford Rd 

Atlanta, GA (April 2, 2022) – At 11:02 p.m. on the night of Saturday, April 2, a car accident happened on an Atlanta highway that led to injuries. 

According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more collided with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained heavy damages and had to be towed from the scene. 

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

Two left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, with approximately 125,000 of them leading to serious injuries. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons on our major highways, including the following: 

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

If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that you can only answer with the help of an Atlanta car accident lawyer. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to every aspect of your claim. They can help you gather evidence in your claim, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you. We will stand by your side when you need us the most. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of an Atlanta personal injury attorney

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include financial damages such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need. 

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.