Atlanta, GA – Multiple-Driver Collision on I-85 at Jimmy Carter Blvd Ends in Injuries
Last updated Wednesday, January 18th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (November 5, 2022) – On Saturday, November 5, multiple vehicles collided in Atlanta, injuring at least two persons.
The incident occurred at 2:30 p.m., just north of the Jimmy Carter Boulevard exit on northbound I-85, per the Atlanta Police Department (APD).
Although two casualties were reported by the first arriving fire and EMS crews, the current status of the victims is currently unknown.
Nearly an hour passed with the exit ramp closed and the right lanes severely backed up. No further information regarding the incident’s cause has been made public at this time.
Our thoughts remain with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Rate of Car Accidents in Georgia
In 2021, the Georgia Department of Transportation predicts that there will be about 360,000 car accidents in the state. Traffic accidents in our state spiked significantly during the coronavirus outbreak.
Due to the numerous hazards on our roads and the irresponsibility of many drivers, including texting while driving and driving under the influence, at least 122,000 people were hurt, and 1,100 died in these accidents. Those who are involved in car crashes should save up a sizeable quantity to cover any legal fees and medical bills that may arise as a result of the incident.
The cost of medical treatment for the injured should be covered entirely. Injured victims of preventable accidents should seek legal counsel without delay. Consult a lawyer if you’ve been in a car crash in Atlanta and are confused about your options.
Following an accident, it is incumbent upon you to demonstrate that the other driver was at fault and so liable for your damages. When must an application for compensation be filed? If you and the other party are unable to come to an agreement, what other options do you have? A personal injury lawyer in Atlanta could help you answer these questions.
After suffering a personal injury, especially one caused by another driver’s carelessness, getting back to “normal” can be challenging. The financial repercussions of an accident victim’s incapacity could be devastating. After learning that someone else’s carelessness was to fault for your suffering, it might be challenging to regain your emotional equilibrium.
You can visit the Atlanta location of Monge & Associates for personal injury case representation. Filing a lawsuit against the individual or business responsible for your monetary losses may allow you to recoup some of your losses. Do not hesitate to call our law office for assistance if you have been wounded and are negotiating with an insurance company or other organization. To put it mildly, we’re here to help you through the thorny process of negotiating an insurance settlement.
Contact Monge & Associates immediately if you or a loved one has been hurt in a car crash. We’ll arrange a meeting in Georgia so you can get the accident compensation you need.
Please give us a call at 888-688-1924 as soon as possible following an accident so that we can assist you and your loved ones in returning to regular life with the least amount of hassle.
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