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August 22, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Car Crash in Construction Zone on I-285 Leads to Injuries

Atlanta, GA (August 22, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major highway in Atlanta on Monday morning, August 22. 

According to Atlanta Police Department officials, the accident happened around 4:38 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 43, Covington Highway. Two or more vehicles were traveling on the highway in a construction zone when they became involved in a collision with each other. The vehicles involved in the crash sustained severe damages as a result of the crash and had to be towed away from the scene. 

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The unidentified injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic. Only a right lane of traffic was open in the area until the scene was fully cleared, which led to massive delays. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have sustained injuries in this collision. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

The aftermath of a car accident is a tragic and confusing reality that far too many people experience in Georgia every year. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of Georgia car accidents every year and these numbers keep increasing. In just 2020, over 125,000 people were hurt in car crashes within the state. If you have been hurt in a serious collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Being hurt in a car accident can have a major effect on every aspect of your life when you least expect it. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, speaking with an Atlanta car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. You may have an array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after an accident, including the following: 

  • What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident?
  • What deadlines will you be required to meet in your claim?
  • Will your case be settled or make it all the way to trial? 

You will be able to answer this question, as well as many others, with the help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney on your side. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a serious car accident. Our team will stand by your side every step of the way as you are navigating the legal system in Georgia for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation that you deserve. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you at this time. 

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.