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August 19, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Red Alert Issued After Injury Accident in SB Lanes of I-75

Atlanta, GA (August 19, 2022) – Police confirmed that there were injured in a car accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, August 19. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of exit 249, Courtland Street. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the crash. 

Numerous emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

A temporary red alert was issued in the area for some time following the accident. Police blocked multiple lanes until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the accident continues.

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

The aftermath of a car accident is a reality that far too many individuals face every year in Georgia. Car crashes happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that over 70 car crashes take place due to the reckless acts of others within the state. No matter how a car accident happens or the affect it has on a person’s life, it can impact everything that you do. This means that, even well into the future, you could be dealing with the aftermath of a car accident. Speaking with a skilled attorney is important during these difficult times. 

Where do you turn after you have sustained harm in a Georgia car accident? Seeking the experienced help of an Atlanta car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after a car accident. An attorney will be able to play a massive role in your claim, especially when it comes to the injuries that you have sustained. Some of the most common injuries that stem from car accidents include the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis
  • Lacerations
  • Amputations

You should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney immediately after a car accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious collision. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources every step of the way. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you. 

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.