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May 3, 2022

Buford, GA – Injury Crash at Atlanta Hwy & Lanier Islands Pkwy 

Buford, GA (May 3, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place at a Buford intersection on Tuesday afternoon, May 3. 

Atlanta Police confirmed that the collision occurred around 1:47 p.m. at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Lanier Islands Parkway. Police confirmed that several vehicles entered the intersection at the same time as they passed through. It is not known if one went through a red light or a stop sign. The vehicles collided, which led to extensive damages. 

Medics and fire crews in Buford were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims complained of injuries caused by the forceful collision. It is believed that they were taken to local hospitals by ambulances. 

The intersection was nearly blocked in all lanes as a result of the accident. The intersection was cleared within an hour or more. 

Buford officials confirmed that their investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with those injured in the accident in the hopes that they will fully recover. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Getting behind the wheel of a car is likely something that you do every single day, like clockwork. However, when doing so, you probably rarely think about the fact that you could become involved in an accident. This is the reality that thousands of people face every day in Georgia. The one thing that many individuals have in common is that they become involved in car accidents at intersections. In fact, these are some of the most common areas for collisions each year. About one-half of all traffic injuries in the U.S. stem from serious accidents at intersections. These accidents can range from minor to catastrophic, affecting every aspect of your life. 

Drivers are expected to take special precautions so that intersection collisions can be prevented. However, even just looking at a phone for a second or traveling slightly over the speed limit could cause a life-altering collision. This means that your life could be severely impacted by a driver’s negligent acts. These are some of the impacts that a car accident could have on your life: 

  • Serious injuries and disfigurement
  • Time away from the workplace
  • Death in the most severe accident cases 
  • Disability

When you are injured in a car accident, you may find that the bills continue adding up. A claim can be entirely complex, which is why you should seek the assistance of a Buford car accident attorney immediately. 

Many individuals will face questions after a car accident. If you are left with questions, you should speak with our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys as soon as possible. The insurance company might back you into a corner and deny your claim or offer you less than you deserve. The insurance company should do anything possible to help you get back on your feet after an accident. If you have sustained injuries, our attorneys are here to help after your accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Buford 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. 

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.