Atlanta, GA – Vehicle Collision with Injuries Reported at Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW & I-20 E
Last updated Wednesday, January 18th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (December 26, 2022) – The Atlanta Police Department and firefighters responded to the scene of a crash that took place in the Adamsville neighborhood that resulted in injuries. On December 25, the police and firefighters were notified that a traffic accident occurred on Martin Luther King Jr Drive.
According to reports provided by the Atlanta police, a collision between vehicles blocked Martin Luther King Jr Drive Southwest in the area near eastbound Interstate 20. The incident prompted authorities to close off multiple lanes of the road as they worked to clear the scene.
Injuries were confirmed as a result of this traffic accident. EMS responded to provide treatment to the victims who were harmed and transported them to local hospitals.
The Atlanta Police Department has currently initiated a crash investigation.
We hope the victims who suffered injuries as a result of this traffic accident recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Each year, over 330,000 accidents occur in the state of Georgia. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people who are involved in these accidents are left with severe injuries. We see countless people hospitalized with injuries that require immediate and long-term care.
There are a variety of injuries that can occur during a car crash, ranging from minor cuts and lacerations to more serious injuries like spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. While the severity of an injury will vary depending on the circumstances of the accident, any type of injury can severely impact your life.
If you have been hurt as a result of a car crash, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. In order to file a successful claim, you will need to demonstrate that some form of negligence was the cause of the crash. In Georgia, countless people are harmed as a result of driver negligence. Some of the most common contributing factors to crashes across the state include:
- Drivers who are impaired by alcohol.
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs while behind the wheel.
- Running red lights or passing stop signs at intersections.
- Failing to yield the right-of-way to other motorists.
- Switching lanes recklessly or weaving between traffic.
- Speeding or traveling too fast for road conditions.
- Driving while distracted.
If you’ve been injured in a car crash as a result of another person’s negligence, it is important to protect your legal rights. Our skilled and knowledgeable team of Georgia car accident lawyers at can provide advice at no cost during a free consultation. By seeking legal counsel, you can ensure that all of your rights will be protected and that you get the compensation you need and deserve. Contact our Georgia personal injury lawyers today at Monge & Associates by calling 888-688-1924 to get started on your case.
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