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August 27, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injuries Reported in Rollover Accident in NB Lanes of I-85

Atlanta, GA (August 27, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, August 26. 

Atlanta Police confirmed that the accident happened before 4:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 93, Shallowford Road. It is believed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when the vehicles collided with each other, causing one of them to overturn. The vehicles involved in the collision were badly damaged and had to be towed away from the scene. 

Atlanta fire crews and paramedics were dispatched to the scene to assist the parties who have sustained harm in this accident. One or more parties were rescued from the overturned vehicle and rushed to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time following the crash. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to those who have sustained injuries 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. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of crashes every year within the state. In just 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 331,000 car accidents took place within the state, with over 125,000 of these accidents leading to injuries. Car accidents take on many different forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most catastrophic. In just one recent year, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. If you have been hurt in one of these uncommon accidents, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to face entirely on your own. You may be left with questions that you can only answer with the help of an Atlanta car accident attorney, including the following: 

  • What evidence do you need to show that another party is to blame for your accident? 
  • What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with your claim? 
  • Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?

These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated Atlanta personal injury lawyer. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to assist you if you have sustained injuries in a collision that is not your fault. Our compassionate attorneys treat every claim as if it were our own, standing by your side when you need us the most. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve so that you are able to get back on your feet. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you every step of the way. 

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.