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August 5, 2022

Atlanta, GA – One Person Killed in Fatal Car Accident in SB Lanes of I-75

Atlanta, GA (August 5, 2022) – One person lost their life in a fatal car accident that took place on an Atlanta highway on Friday morning, August 5. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the early morning hours in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Central Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Several emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It is not known if any other parties were injured in the accident. 

All southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal. 

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the accident. 

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life has been taken in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Thousands of people are injured or killed in accidents throughout the state of Georgia every single year. In 2020, it was reported that 1,588 fatal car accidents took place in Georgia, with approximately 1,730 people losing their lives in these collisions. These losses happen within seconds and turn family’s lives upside-down in the blink of an eye. You may be feeling both alone and confused after you have lost somebody close to you in an accident. This is why you should have experienced legal help on your side. 

Facing the loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with a skilled Atlanta car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. Though no amount of money can bring back a loved one, financial compensation can help you move forward in many other ways as you grieve. It can be stressful to face a wrongful death claim for the first time. This is why you should have assistance from an Atlanta wrongful death attorney on your side when you need it the most. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you and your family after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. Our attorneys will fight to ensure that you receive everything you deserve after an accident, as we have done for many other clients in the past. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, such as the following: 

  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Lost wages

We will stand by your side during this difficult time in your life. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you at this time. 

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.