Atlanta, GA (November 23, 2022) – Around 11:53 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, November 23, a car accident with injuries took place in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Cheshire Bridge Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly collided with each other in a chain-reaction crash. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known at this time.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area and a temporary red alert was issued. Police worked for some time to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
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. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery from their injuries.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads steadily over recent years in Georgia. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of serious car accidents in the state. In just 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 331,000 car accidents happened, leading to injuries in over 125,000 victims. Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons on our major highways, which include the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting or applying makeup behind the wheel
- Traveling over the speed limit
- Fatigued driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
You have many options and should speak with a skilled attorney as soon as possible after a collision.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a trying time in your life, leaving you with many questions that you cannot answer on your own. Speaking with an Atlanta car accident lawyer is in your best interests during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to helping you to meet deadlines that are required of you. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should seek immediate help from an Atlanta personal injury attorney.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a car accident that is not your fault. Our team is dedicated to every aspect of your claim and will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your case. You can depend on us to stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the complex legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for 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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