Atlanta, GA (February 23, 2023) – At 4:15 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, February 23, a car accident with serious 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 exit 55, Lowery Boulevard. Police confirmed that three or more vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision in the area due to reasons that are not fully known. News footage of the scene showed multiple vehicles with extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders in Atlanta were called to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their current conditions are not entirely known.
Two center lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Highway 78 as an alternate route until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released at this time, but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones.
Car Accidents in Georgia
It’s hard for drivers to understand how devastating a car accident can be until they face it head-on. From the damages to your vehicle to the injuries that you have sustained, a car accident can totally upend your life in many ways. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are seriously injured in Georgia car accidents every single year.
In just 2020 alone, it was reported that over 125,000 individuals sustained serious injuries due to car accidents in Georgia. Being hurt in a car accident can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. This is why you should seek the help of an attorney immediately following your car accident.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. Thankfully, speaking with an Atlanta car accident lawyer can help you answer any questions that you have after a car accident. These could include any of the following:
- What evidence do you need to show that one or more parties are to blame for your collision?
- What deadlines do you need to abide by when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim?
- Will your case be settled, or will you see it make it all the way to trial?
You will be able to answer these questions right off the bat when you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney for the first time.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious Georgia collision. An attorney will be able to help you preserve evidence that is crucial in your claim and provide you with the resources that you need to move forward with a successful claim. We will help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages during these difficult times. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to help you 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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