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July 8, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injury Accident on I-285 Near Paces Ferry Rd 

Atlanta, GA (July 8, 2022) – At 3:45 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, July 8, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 18, Paces Ferry Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions and identities are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been happening more and more commonly in the state of Georgia than ever before. In just one hour’s time in Georgia, approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others. This means that hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in these accidents every single year. Though car accidents can be prevented, they continue to take place due to the reckless acts of others every single year. Many car accidents on our roads are deemed fender-benders but others are severe and life-altering. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Being involved in a car accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why you should speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve after you have sustained serious injuries in an accident, including the following: 

  • Neck and back injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis

These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. You have options and should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

Our attorneys to Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious collision. Having the skilled help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that all of your questions are answered along the way. We will help you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you at this time. 

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.