Atlanta, GA – Multi-Driver Accident, Injuries Reported on I-985 at Queen City Pkwy
Last updated Monday, February 20th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (February 19, 2023) – On Sunday, February 19, at least one person was hurt following a car accident in Atlanta.
The collision was first reported at 8:15 p.m. on Interstate 985 near the Queen City Parkway. Emergency vehicles were spotted at the scene, and the ramp onto the highway was shut down. Medical personnel treated the crash victims at the scene before being transferred to local hospitals.
The circumstances leading to the crash have not been confirmed. The area was later reopened after tow trucks were able to remove the resulting debris.
No further information has been provided at this time, but Atlanta-area officers say that an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Distracted Driving Accidents in Georgia
Across the state of Georgia in 2019, distracted driving was a factor in 68% of single-vehicle accidents. This includes 55% of all drivers involved in collisions and 54% involved in collisions without passengers. Seventy-eight percent of those included driving passenger vehicles rather than trucks or buses not designed for passenger transit, while eighty-nine percent involved no passengers and thirteen percent involved just one vehicle.
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