Atlanta, GA (February 5, 2023) – Emergency crews out of Atlanta responded to the scene of a major multi-vehicle crash that took place on Saturday morning that ended in injuries.
Around 1:45 a.m., on February 4, the Georgia Highway Patrol responded to a traffic crash that took place on the downtown connector, Interstate 75.
Preliminary reports indicate that several vehicles were involved in a collision on the southbound side of the interstate. The incident blocked the road near Williams Street at exit 249C.
Highway Patrol and area firefighters blocked off multiple lanes while providing assistance on site.
At least one person suffered injuries in the crash and had to be transported to a local hospital.
The Georgia Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash.
We hope those injured as a result of this auto accident are able to recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Traffic accidents take place every day in Georgia that result in serious injuries for those involved. Quite often, victims are hurt as a result of car crashes that are caused by negligent motorists. Speeding, distractions, and impairment are just some of the most common causes of crashes that are reported in our state.
In some cases, victims suffer injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Common injuries reported in traffic crashes across Georgia include:
- Broken bones: We see countless people suffer broken bones due to car crashes in our state. Broken arms, legs, feet, and even hands can have a debilitating impact on your life. Broken bones can require surgery and take months to recover from.
- Internal organ injuries: Internal organ injuries can be incredibly life-threatening. This is especially true if victims are not treated for their injuries as soon as possible. We see countless people left with lung punctures, ruptured spleens, and other internal organ injuries that impact their lives forever.
- Severe cuts, scrapes, and lacerations: Many people involved in crashes suffer severe cuts and lacerations. These injuries can lead to permanent scarring and disfigurements. Unfortunately, many people are forced to deal with overwhelming consequences, which can be long-term.
Dealing with the aftermath of a car crash can be incredibly difficult. We see many people left with serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Following your crash, you may have legal options available. Reaching out to a car accident lawyer in Atlanta is critical when it comes to protecting your legal rights.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are dedicated to providing our clients with the best legal representation possible. For decades, we have fought to protect the legal rights of victims who have been hurt as a result of car crashes in Atlanta and across Fulton County. Our team will fight to ensure you are able to hold the person responsible for your pain and suffering to account. We will demand full compensation to make sure you have the money you need for medical costs, pain and suffering, and a variety of other damages that you face. Schedule a free consultation today by reaching out to our personal injury lawyers at 888-688-1924 to get started.
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