Atlanta, GA – Motorcycle Accident Leads to Injuries in SB Lanes of I-75
Atlanta, GA (August 31, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious motorcycle accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Wednesday evening, August 31.
Atlanta Police confirmed that the accident happened around 5:13 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of North Avenue (exit 249). A motorcyclist was traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when the motorcycle was struck by a work pickup truck due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that the pickup truck was following the motorcyclist too closely. The motorcycle was badly damaged as a result.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was seriously injured as a result of the accident. Their condition is not yet known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police urged those in the area to use Northside Drive as an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the motorcyclist with hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcycle accidents tend to lead to some of the most severe harm as motorcyclists have few protections during a crash. This is why so many motorcyclists each year sustain serious injuries or even lose their lives in accidents. Hundreds of motorcyclists are killed in serious accidents throughout Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. In 2020, it was reported that over 179 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident entirely on their own. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with a dedicated Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney who can help you every step of the way. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, such as the following:
- Helping you to gather evidence in your claim
- Meeting deadlines that are required of you
- Helping you to receive the best settlement from the insurance company
You should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney as soon as possible following your collision.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after a motorcycle accident has affected your life. We understand how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after a motorcycle accident that has impacted your life. Our attorneys can assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages at this time. We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you.
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