Atlanta, GA (February 17, 2023) – At 7:49 p.m. on the evening of Friday, February 17, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of GA-400 around the area of Lenox Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling on the highway when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are still being investigated. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Several responders, including Atlanta 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 for treatment, though their exact conditions are not yet known.
Several lanes of traffic were affected by the collision. This led to delays until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the parties who have been seriously injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Motor vehicle accidents have, unfortunately, become commonplace on our roads in Georgia. Now, these accidents happen every hour of the day, sending hundreds of innocent individuals to the hospital. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are injured in car accidents each year in the state of Georgia. In 2020 alone, it was reported that 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, with 125,000 of these collisions leading to injuries. It is never easy to come to terms with an unexpected car accident. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary thing to endure. Being hurt in a collision can turn your life upside-down, which is why you should speak with an experienced Atlanta car accident attorney after an accident. An attorney can help you with some of the following aspects in your time of need:
- Helping you to gather evidence in your claim
- Telling you what deadlines you must abide by in your claim
- Answering legal questions that you have
An attorney will do anything that it takes to help you protect your legal rights. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with a personal injury lawyer immediately.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a Georgia car accident. We are well-versed in Georgia accident laws and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia. We want you to focus on your physical recovery as we handle the challenging aspects of your claim. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you need to get back on your feet during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you.
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