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August 23, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision Leads to Serious Injuries on I-85

Atlanta, GA (August 23, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, August 23. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 6:23 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 84, 17th Street. It is believed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the crash. The injured parties were treated at the scene by EMS crews. The injured parties were then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment. 

Multiple center lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those in the area to use Piedmont Road as an alternate route until the scene was cleared. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Facing the aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most difficult things you ever have to do. Unfortunately, it is a reality that far too many individuals face every year within the state. In 2020, it was reported that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Though you may be a safe driver on our roads, this does not always mean that others will pay attention to what is happening around them or obey the rules of the road. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, you should speak with a dedicated legal advocate who has your best interests in mind. 

You may be feeling stressed and in excessive pain after a car accident. However, no matter what has happened, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Attorneys can assist you and others when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. An attorney can help you prove that some of the following aspects are present in your claim: 

  • A driver owed you a duty of care
  • A driver breached the duty of care
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you should speak with a skilled Atlanta personal injury lawyer who can help you along the way. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a car accident that was caused by another party. It can be difficult to get back on your feet following a collision. You may be feeling painful injuries or have a decreased ability to return to the workplace. On top of this, you may not be able to enjoy daily activities that you were once able to. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help 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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.