Atlanta, GA (February 7, 2023) – Around 1:10 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 7, a car accident with serious injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 39, Highway 78. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they suddenly became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged due to the accident.
Atlanta fire crews and paramedics were called to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured victims, who have not yet been formally identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known.
A temporary red alert was issued in the area, and all lanes of traffic were blocked for some time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the injured victims with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Many people do not understand what they will go through in the weeks and months that follow a car accident. From the first look, you will see that your vehicle has been damaged and might wonder how you will afford to fix it. However, many car accidents go much deeper than that – serious injuries tend to result from collisions, especially those that happen on our major highways. Hundreds of thousands of individuals sustain injuries as a result of Georgia car accidents each year. In fact, in 2020 alone, it was reported that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in car crashes throughout the state. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
You could be feeling stressed, alone, and confused after a car accident. If all of these emotions sound familiar to you, but you are unsure about where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, which include the following:
- Helping you gather evidence that can be used in your claim
- Helping you to meet any deadlines in your claim
- Answering any legal questions that you have
If you have been hurt in a Georgia car accident, it is imperative that you seek the immediate help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can rely on.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after your life has been upended by a car accident. We have handled many claims like yours in the past and are dedicated to handling every aspect of your case from start to finish. As you work on your physical recovery, you will likely be concerned and wondering how you are going to afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. This is especially true if you are unable to return to work. This is why you should get started immediately on your legal claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for 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.
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