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June 26, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Several Injured in Car Crash in WB Lanes of I-285

Atlanta, GA (June 26, 2022) – A car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta on Sunday morning, June 26, that led to injuries. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident occurred around 12:17 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Flat Shoals Road, exit 48. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing them to become involved in a chain-reaction collision. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that several victims were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

Due to the severity of the accident, three left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. 

No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

More accidents happen throughout the state of Georgia than many other states in the entire U.S. These accidents occur every hour of the day throughout the state. In just one hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the negligence of others. These accidents occur on our major highways due to many different reasons, including some of the following: 

  • Driver distractions, including texting or fiddling with the radio
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Traveling over the speed limit
  • Driving while fatigued

If you are somebody who has sustained injuries in a car accident, you will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident. This is not always easy to do, which is why you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

As an individual who has sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. You will likely question where you can turn during these challenging times. For instance, what types of deadlines are you required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What evidence is needed to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your case be settled or will it go all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney for the first time. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates understand how complex car accident claims in Georgia can be. Because of this, we offer our help and resources to you as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You have options during these difficult times. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have in your time of need. 

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.