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April 2, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-285 Near Paces Ferry Rd 

Atlanta, GA (April 2, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Saturday morning, April 2. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Paces Ferry Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with one another. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic around the area of Paces Ferry. This led to delays until police were able to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia every single year. These accidents affect hundreds of thousands of people every single year. In just one recent year’s time, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that approximately 125,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons on our highways, including the following: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you will need to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Being hurt in a car accident can be an impactful time in your life. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why you should speak with a dedicated Atlanta car accident attorney as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to every aspect of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, they can help you answer any burning questions that you have that you cannot answer on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a dedicated Atlanta personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys

The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an attorney at Monge & Associates immediately. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you may wonder how you will afford the bills that pile up and get back on your feet when you need it the most. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 for more information on 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.