Atlanta, GA (February 17, 2023) – Around 11:30 a.m. on the morning of Friday, February 17, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Moreland Avenue. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling at high speeds on the highway when they became involved in a collision, causing one of the vehicles to violently spin out in traffic. The vehicles sustained immense damages in the collision.
Atlanta responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the collision. EMS crews were seen assisting those with injuries, who were then taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked for some time. Police urged those traveling through to use Memorial Drive as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Each year, many individuals are seriously injured in Georgia car accidents. On average, around 125,000 people are hurt in Georgia car accidents, and hundreds lose their lives. Though a car accident can happen anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. These numbers continue to rise each year due to reasons such as speeding, distracted driving, drunk driving, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, it is up to you to show that the other party is to blame for your collision. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests as you move forward with a claim.
You will find that the majority of car accidents that happen in Georgia are caused by negligence. If you believe that another party is at fault for your collision, you should be prepared to speak with a car accident attorney immediately. The injuries that stem from a car accident can be quite serious, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Organ damage
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have sustained harm in a car crash, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in car accidents. You should never delay when it comes to seeking a claim against one or more parties who have caused you immense harm. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation. You have options during one of the most difficult times in your life. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options at this time.
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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