Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Crash with Injuries on I-285 Past I-20
Atlanta, GA (April 9, 2022) – At 2:01 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, April 9, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of I-20. Several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when they suddenly collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained heavy damages and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.
Two left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every single day in Georgia. This means that, every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur on our major roads. In fact, in 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 331,000 car accidents took place within the state. Out of these accidents, over 125,000 led to injuries. Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major highways when drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening around them. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary and confusing time in your life. Speaking with an Atlanta car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. An attorney will be able to help prove that several factors were evident in your claim, including the following:
- A driver owed a duty of care
- A driver breached this 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 serious car accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney immediately.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a Georgia car accident. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation and justice that you deserve during these difficult times. If you have been injured in a car accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 for the help you deserve.
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.
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