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April 9, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injuries Reported in Car Crash in EB Lanes of I-285

Atlanta, GA (April 9, 2022) – At 9:45 p.m. on the night of Friday, April 8, a car crash with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 51, Bouldercrest Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders in the area were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. 

One left lane of traffic was blocked in the area for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing at this time. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the state of Georgia every single year. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye, even though they can typically be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. In one recent year’s time in Georgia, approximately 125,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Car accidents happen on our major roads due to many different reasons, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options. You should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident that is not their fault. As an injured victim, you may have a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of an Atlanta car accident attorney on your side. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side. 

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in serious Georgia car accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these cases and will stand by your side when you need it the most. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can help 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.