Atlanta, GA – Injuries Stem from Car Accident on I-85 Near Shallowford Rd
Atlanta, GA (October 6, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon, October 6.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 2:22 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road (exit 93). Several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons, causing a black sedan to spin out and slam into the median wall. The involved vehicles sustained extensive damages as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. 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.
Two left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time, which led to delays. Police urged those in the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing at this time. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have, unfortunately, been increasing on our roads over recent years in Georgia. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured as a result of Georgia car accidents each year. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major roads, turning lives upside-down. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why you should speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, including the following:
- Gathering necessary evidence in your claim
- Meeting deadlines that are required of you
- Helping you to work with the insurance company
- Answering any questions that you may have
You should speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a life-altering collision that is not your fault. Our compassionate attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. You may be feeling overwhelmed both physically and financially after an accident, which is why you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible so that you do not miss out on any major opportunities. We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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