Atlanta, GA (May 1, 2022) – Injuries were reported following a car crash that took place on an Atlanta interstate on Sunday evening, May 1.
According to Atlanta officers, the accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on southbound I-285 (Outer Loop), north of the Cascade Road exit. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided in the right lanes, blocking that side of the highway. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be removed from the scene.
Several responders, including Atlanta paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident and the injured parties were reportedly hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia every single year. In 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation confirmed that approximately 331,796 car accidents took place throughout the state. Out of these accidents, about 125,000 led to injuries and 1,588 ended in fatalities.
It is important to know that every car accident is unique. This means that you might not be prepared for what you should expect following a collision. It also means that you should have the dedicated help of a legal advocate on your side as you move forward with a claim.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a struggle that you may not be prepared for. Luckily, with the help of a car accident lawyer in Atlanta, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected. Car accidents tend to lead to severe and catastrophic injuries, including some of the following:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal injuries and bleeding
In the blink of an eye, your world could be turned upside-down due to a car accident that is not your fault. You will have to demonstrate that another party is at fault for your car accident if you want to be successful with your claim, which is not always easy to do. This is why it is important that you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you. The insurance company might refuse to offer you a reasonable settlement amount right from the start after you bring your claim.
Because of this, you should have a skilled attorney on your side who has received proven results in a collision claim. We are here for you every step of the way.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at 888-688-1924 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.
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