Atlanta, GA – Multiple-Driver Wreck on I-285 at Ponce De Leon Ave Ends in Injuries
Last updated Monday, February 27th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (February 25, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Atlanta on the evening of Saturday, February 25.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on I-285 southbound at Ponce De Leon Avenue. Police confirmed that a blue Ford pickup truck was involved in a collision with one or more other vehicles due to reasons that are still under investigation. The involved vehicles were left with severe damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Atlanta responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more individuals, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries. Several EMS vehicles were also seen in the area.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area. This caused delays in all directions for some time.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Recent data has shown that car accidents are on the rise throughout Georgia. These accidents happen every hour of the day within the state. In just one hour’s time in Georgia, approximately 70 car accidents take place within the state due to the carelessness of others. Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, which include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have been hurt in a serious car accident in Georgia, it is up to you to show that another party is to blame for your accident. Speaking with an attorney can help you get back on your feet after a car accident.
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Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after your life has been upended by a Georgia car accident. We believe that you should never trust the insurance company when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim. They might try to offer you much less than you deserve or deny your claim altogether. Speaking with an attorney can help you work toward the compensation that you need to get back on your feet during these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you.
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