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August 1, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Several Hurt in Vehicle Wreck on I-285 at Hollowell Pkwy

Atlanta, GA (August 1, 2022) – On August 1, late in the afternoon, a fatal rear-end accident apparently occurred on a major Atlanta-area roadway.

After a three-car collision, one vehicle caught fire at about 4:15 p.m. on southbound I-285 just before the Hollowell Parkway exit ramp. There is conclusive evidence that the collision occurred in the right and center lanes of the roadway. Because of the occurrence, traffic was halted for one hour. Due to their extensive damage, both vehicles were removed from the scene.

Atlanta firefighters and emergency medical professionals treated the victims, but there is no current information about their condition.

The investigation into today’s event continues.

The victims of this automobile crash are in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish them a full and swift recovery.

Atlanta’s Rate of Rear-End Accidents

Rear-end crashes are the most common kind of auto accident in Georgia and the United States, as well as the leading cause of deaths and injuries. More than half of all traffic accidents in Georgia are rear-end collisions, sometimes known as fender benders.

Even at low speeds, death and serious injuries are still a possibility. For example, shattered bones and spinal cord injury may be fatal for accident victims.

Atlanta, GA - Several Hurt in Vehicle Wreck on I-285 at Hollowell Pkwy

In the previous year, at least 12% of all deaths were caused by rear-end collisions. Regardless of the severity of your injuries or the incidence, your legal rights must be protected without delay.

Due to their increased physical constraints, adaptation may be difficult for wounded persons. Even if your accident is small, you may still be responsible for covering medical costs and lost earnings. In addition, the emotional harm inflicted by a negligent driver may be difficult to overcome.

When insurance companies make decisions or calculate how much to pay in claims, regrettably, the victim is not typically considered. This is one of many reasons why everyone who has been injured in a vehicle accident in Atlanta must seek legal counsel promptly.

A Georgia legal firm should be contacted as soon as possible following the occurrence since being involved in a car accident may have long-term consequences.

If you were injured in an accident and need assistance filing a claim for compensation, Monge & Associates may be able to assist you. When submitting a claim, you should never accept less than the entire amount of compensation to which you are legally entitled, according to the skilled attorneys at Monge & Associates.

A member of our staff can respond to any inquiries you may have about the advancement of your claim. Contacting our Atlanta personal injury attorney at (888) 688-1924 is the most effective way to get answers to your legal questions. Utilizing our free consultation is the first step toward gaining total control over your recovery.

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 incorrect information, 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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