Atlanta, GA – Multi-Driver Collision, Injuries on I-75 at Paces Ferry Rd
Last updated Wednesday, January 18th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (December 18, 2022) – A serious rear-end collision occurred on a busy road in the Atlanta area on Sunday, December 18.
A three-car collision occurred on northbound I-75, right before the Paces Ferry Road on-ramp. The third vehicle, a box truck, caught fire. According to early reports, there was a collision between two vehicles in the center and right lanes of the roadway before another vehicle collided with the first two in an apparent chain-reaction accident.
The road was shut down for an hour as a consequence of the incident. All automobiles were removed from the site due to their severe damage.
The condition of the injured has not yet been confirmed, but Atlanta’s fire agencies and EMTs rushed to the area to help. The number of collision victims who sustained injuries is also uncertain.
However, investigations are still being conducted into the accident that happened today.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of their full recovery.
Rates of Rear-End Collisions in Georgia
Rear-end collisions continue to be the most frequent accident type in Georgia and the rest of the country, accounting for an increasing number of fatalities and injuries every year. According to state statistics, rear-end incidents, sometimes referred to as fender benders, account for more than half of all automotive collisions in Georgia.
Even if the situation proceeds more slowly, serious physical harm or even death might still occur. These are all potential causes of mortality for accident victims, in addition to bone fractures and spinal cord injuries.
At least ten percent of all road fatalities occurred as a result of rear-end collisions the previous year. Regardless of the severity of your injuries or the reason for the incident, you must act swiftly to protect your legal rights.
It could be difficult at first to adjust to the physical restrictions imposed by an injury. Regardless of the severity of your injuries, you may face financial troubles if you cannot work due to unpaid medical expenses and lost wages. And, to put it mildly, the psychological and emotional repercussions of a car accident brought on by the negligence of another motorist might be disastrous.
Your needs are not taken into consideration by the insurance company when making decisions or calculating claim payouts. For these and other reasons, getting in touch with an Atlanta automobile accident lawyer right once if you or a loved one has been hurt in a collision is essential.
Given that a collision may have long-lasting effects on you and your family, you should speak with a Georgia law firm as soon as you can following the event that caused your car accident.
The Georgia accident and injury attorneys at Monge & Associates may be able to assist you in submitting a claim for compensation if you or a member of your family has been hurt in an accident. Never settle for anything less than the full compensation to which you are entitled under the law.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at any time throughout the claims process if you have any questions or concerns concerning your claim or the claim of a family member. To talk about your legal options with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer, please call (888) 688-1924. The first step in reclaiming control over your rehabilitation process is to make use of this free consultation.
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