Atlanta, GA (November 6, 2022) – On Sunday, November 6th, an automobile accident occurred on an Atlanta highway, resulting in reported injuries.
The accident occurred on southbound I-85 at Exit 85, near Peachtree Street, at around 7:00 p.m., according to Atlanta Police. Two or more cars were reportedly passing through the area when they got into a wreck in the right lane. Officials added that both automobiles were severely damaged and had to be hauled from the site.
Atlanta police and firefighters were among those who rushed to the area. Injuries were sustained by at least one person, and EMS units took that victim to a local medical center, although it is yet unknown how serious their injuries are.
The accident’s causes are still being looked investigated as of this writing. As additional details become available, police will provide an update.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims, as well as their loved ones. We hope for their full recovery.
Traffic Accidents in Georgia
Each year, car accidents in the state of Georgia account for a large percentage of inpatient care needs. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, there were around 331,790 automobile accidents in Georgia in 2020. About 125,000 people were injured, and 1,580 people lost their lives as a result of these incidents.
It goes without saying that each and every auto accident is different. Therefore, you may not know what to do after an accident. This also implies that you need the assistance of a committed legal representative while you pursue a claim.
An automobile accident’s after-effects might be difficult to handle if you aren’t ready for them. If you choose an Atlanta attorney specializing in car accidents, you can be certain that your legal interests will be vigorously defended. The following are examples of the kind of severe and catastrophic injuries that are common in car accidents:
- Broken bones and fractures
- Brain damage from blunt force trauma
- Bruises and other soft tissue injuries
- Injuries to the spinal cord
- Internal bleeding and hidden organ damage
An automobile accident that was not your fault may completely alter your life in an instant. Successfully proving that another person was at blame for your auto accident claim requires you to provide evidence showing they were at fault. That’s why it’s crucial to consult a personal injury lawyer at this critical juncture.
We at Monge & Associates are ready to assist if you or a loved one has been wounded in a vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault. Right after you file a claim with the insurance company, they may refuse to pay you a fair settlement sum.
Given the stakes, it’s important to have an attorney on your side who has experience in resolving crash claims. No matter what happens, you can count on us to be right there with you. To learn more about how we may assist you, please call our Atlanta office at (888) 688-1924 and speak with an auto accident lawyer.
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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