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June 9, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Two-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on I-285 Near Memorial Dr 

Atlanta, GA (June 9, 2022) – One or more parties were injured in a car accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Thursday morning, June 9. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 7:12 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Memorial Drive. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when one collided with the rear of the other due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that the vehicle in the back was following too closely. Both vehicles sustained damage as a result of the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The victims were offered treatment at the scene and were then hospitalized for further treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time, which led to slight delays. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

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

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims involved in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

In one month’s time, thousands of people are hurt in car accidents throughout the state of Georgia. Though a large percentage of car crashes are minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and life-altering in nature. In fact, many individuals sustain serious injuries as a result of car accidents each year within the state. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that 125,000 people were injured in Georgia car accidents. Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in many ways that you are not prepared for. This is why you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side who can help you. 

Serious injuries tend to stem from car accidents. Having the help of a skilled Atlanta car accident lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you face these severe injuries. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from a car accident include the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

The injuries that stem from a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney immediately after your accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys have experience helping victims protect their rights after a car accident that was caused by another party. We have the resources necessary to help you successfully move forward without dealing with all the stress associated with an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you obtain the compensation that you deserve in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you every step of the way. 

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.