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July 3, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision with Injuries in SB Lanes of I-85

Atlanta, GA (July 3, 2022) – A car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta around 8 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 3. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 66, Flat Shoals Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles had to be towed away from the scene due to severe damages. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time and a red alert was issued. Police urged those in the area to use Flat Shoals Road or Buffington Road as alternate routes. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties injured as a result of the accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Motor vehicle accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major highways. There are many reasons for car accidents on our major roads. These include some of the following: 

  • Distracted driving, such as texting and driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have sustained serious injuries in a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has handled these cases in the past. 

The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face entirely on your own. Luckily, you may have legal options moving forward. It is important that you speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. Having the help of an attorney on your side can help you to meet deadlines and gather the evidence that is useful to your claim. You have options during these difficult times. This is why speaking with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer is in your best interests. 

You may wonder where you can turn after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Speaking with an attorney at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys can help you move forward with a complex claim. Having the assistance of an attorney on your side means that you will have the help you need answering questions concerning your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a car accident. 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.