Atlanta, GA (December 23, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a car accident that took place on a major highway in Atlanta on the afternoon of Friday, December 23.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 4:25 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road. Police confirmed that four or more vehicles became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries in the accident. The injured victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes of traffic for some time. Police urged those in the area to use an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in recent years throughout Georgia, as unfortunate as this reality is. Car crashes actually happen every hour of the day within the state, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the recklessness of others. Though these accidents can happen anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you will have to prove that another party is at fault for your accident. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after a serious collision.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing thing to face, especially if you have never been involved in a car crash in the past. Not all drivers will pay close attention to the roads around them, which means that you could become involved in a collision in the blink of an eye. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, such as the following:
- Gathering necessary evidence in your claim
- Helping you to abide by deadlines in your case
- Answering any questions that you have on a legal level
You should speak with a knowledgeable and compassionate Atlanta personal injury attorney soon after your accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you get back on your feet after a life-altering car accident. We understand what a difficult time you are going through and offer our help and resources along the way. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that you obtain the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.
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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