Atlanta, GA (March 15, 2023) – Around 6:00 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, March 15, a car accident with injuries took place on a busy roadway near Mableton.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened on northbound I-285 at Highway 29.
Police confirmed that two to three drivers were involved in a rear-end wreck for reasons still under investigation. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the crash. EMS crews treated the parties at the scene and then rushed those who were seriously hurt to local hospitals for further treatment.
The roadway was blocked for an extended period, leading to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones.
Car Accident Injuries in Georgia
Georgia has seen higher accident rates than ever before, and so has the rest of the country in recent years. Out of the six to seven million car accidents that take place in the U.S. every year, hundreds of thousands of these occur in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others.
In just 2020 alone, it is estimated that approximately 125,000 people were hurt in Georgia car accidents due to the outright negligence of others. It is normal to feel alone and confused after a serious car accident. Speaking with a skilled attorney can help you get back on your feet in your dire time of need.
Moving forward after a car accident can be a difficult thing to face. You may be left with an array of questions that you can only answer with an Atlanta-area car accident lawyer on your side. These include the following:
- What evidence is necessary to prove that another party is at fault for your accident?
- What deadlines do you need to abide by if you want to move forward with a successful claim?
- Will your claim be settled, or will it make it all the way to trial?
You will be able to answer these questions with the assistance of a personal injury lawyer on your side.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we want to do everything we can to protect your rights after a serious car accident. Everything is on the line when you have been hurt in a car accident, which is why our attorneys believe in helping you from start to finish with your claim. Having an attorney on your side is one of the best things you can do for yourself as you progress with a claim. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with a car accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you in your dire 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.
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