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September 16, 2022

Buford, GA – Multi-Vehicle Crash Leads to Injuries in SB Lanes of I-985

Buford, GA (September 16, 2022) – Around 12:05 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, September 16, a multi-vehicle crash took place on a highway in Buford. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-985 around the area of Friendship Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when police confirmed that the vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Buford responders were called to the scene. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The left shoulder was blocked for an extended period of time, which led to delays. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this collision.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Hundreds of thousands of people are involved and injured in serious Georgia car accidents every single year. In 2020, it is estimated that over 331,000 car accidents happened in the entirety of Georgia, with over 125,000 of them leading to injuries. Though these accidents happen in many different areas throughout Georgia, highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. There are many reasons for serious Georgia car accidents on our roads, including the following: 

  • Driving too fast 
  • Merging incorrectly
  • Driving while distracted
  • Tailgating others
  • Driving under the influence

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Drivers are held to a standard duty of care on our roads as they are sharing the roads with others. When a driver breaches the duty of care and it leads to an accident, you should know that you have options. Speaking with a Buford car accident lawyer is in your best interests at this time. As you are focused on your physical recovery caused by a car accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should seek the immediate help of a Buford personal injury attorney in your time of need. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you after you have sustained serious injuries in a Georgia car accident. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer entirely on your own. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident claims and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve in your time of need. You should never have to face the aftermath of a complex car accident entirely on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Buford at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your time of need. 

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.