Find out what your case is worth One click that’s it
October 20, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Chain-Reaction Collision on I-285 Near Cascade Rd Leads to Injuries

Atlanta, GA (October 20, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon, October 20. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 12:48 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Cascade Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The left lane of traffic was blocked for an extended period of time following the collision. This led to delays until police were able to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia over recent years. These accidents happen every hour of the day, with approximately 70 car accidents happening every day within the state. The truth is, most of these accidents can be prevented but continue to happen when drivers do not pay close attention to what is happening around them. Car accidents happen on our major highways due to many different reasons, such as the following: 

  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Driver distractions
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep behind the wheel

If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a dedicated attorney. 

Moving forward after a car accident is never an easy thing to do entirely on your own. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why it is crucial that you speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney as soon as possible. An attorney will stand by your side and answer any questions that you may have after an accident. On top of this, an attorney will be able to help you meet any deadlines that are required of you. You should be prepared to speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer immediately after your accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a Georgia collision. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. You may be feeling overwhelmed both physically and financially as you attempt to get back on your feet. Having an attorney on your side can help you get back on your feet when you are struggling after an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.