Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries on I-85 Near Shallowford Rd
Atlanta, GA (September 18, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious multi-vehicle crash that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Sunday morning, September 18.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 5:10 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of the collision.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen all the time throughout the state of Georgia. In fact, they have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state over recent years. In just one recent year’s time in the state, over 125,000 people were severely injured in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen on our major highways due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting and applying makeup while driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
If your life has been impacted by a car accident that was caused by another party, you should know that you have options. Speaking with an attorney can help you get back on your feet in your dire time of need.
You may wonder where you can turn if you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Moving forward physically is hard enough after a car accident. On top of that, you have to deal with the financial aspects of your claim that you likely never expected that you would have to face. Speaking with an attorney can give you the peace of mind that is needed to be successful in your claim. You should have the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side from the very beginning when it comes to your case.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a car accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a car accident. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these cases and will stand by your side in your time of need. We will provide you with the resources that you need to move forward during these difficult times. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you.
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