Atlanta, GA – Rollover Collision with Injuries in EB Lanes of I-285 Near Riverdale Rd
Atlanta, GA (June 30, 2022) – Around 3:50 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, June 30, a rollover collision with injuries took place in Atlanta.
According to Clayton County officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Riverdale Road, exit 60. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the eastbound lanes of traffic when they collided with each other, causing one of the vehicles to overturn. Debris was left scattered all over the roadway and the rolled vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
Several local responders, including EMS crews and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties in the rolled vehicle were injured in the collision. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment.
Only the left shoulder was blocked in the area following the collision. Police urged those in the area to use Forest Parkway as an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but Atlanta Police continue their investigation into the collision at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who sustained injuries as a result of this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Georgia sees a large percentage of injury accidents every single year in the U.S. The Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that, in 2020, approximately 331,000 car accidents took place within the state. Out of these accidents, over 125,000 people sustained injuries. Auto collisions have quickly become one of the leading causes of hospitalizations within the state. The truth is, however, that most of these accidents can be prevented when drivers act with caution and abide by the rules of the road. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
If you have been hurt in a car accident, speaking with an Atlanta car accident attorney is in your best interests. You will likely be left worrying about how you will afford to pay for the expenses that are related to your collision. Luckily, speaking with an attorney can put you in the right mindset as you move forward. When your injuries are debilitating or keep you from your everyday activities, you should not have to worry about the many bills that keep piling up. It is crucial that you speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you and your family after a serious and life-altering car accident. In court, you may find that you are eligible for both economic and non-economic damages. You may qualify for some of the following damages, for example:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
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You should not have to worry about how you are going to move forward after an accident, especially when you know that another party’s negligent acts are to blame for your accident. It is important that you speak with our attorneys as soon as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you.
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