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September 18, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-285 Leads to Injuries in Victims

Atlanta, GA (September 18, 2022) – Around 1:10 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, September 18, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries happened in Atlanta. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of I-20. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they suddenly collided with each other due to reasons that are still under investigation. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. Tow trucks were seen in the area following the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other Atlanta responders were called to the scene to assist those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured in the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. 

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have sustained injuries in this collision. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been increasing on our roads over recent years in Georgia. Though these accidents can typically be prevented, they continue to take place due to the negligence of others. In one hour’s time, it is estimated that over 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of other drivers. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places. There are many reasons for car accidents on Georgia roads, which include the following: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you have options and should always speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Where do you turn after you have sustained injuries in a car accident? Speaking with an Atlanta car accident attorney can help you get back on your feet in these desperate and traumatic times. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer entirely on your own. Speaking with an attorney can help you meet deadlines and gather evidence that is necessary in your case. You should seek the immediate help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer that you can rely on. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those who have been hurt in Georgia car accidents over the years. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. You should never have to stand alone following a crash that is not your fault. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you every step of the way. 

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.