Calhoun, GA – Ten-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries in NB Lanes of I-85
Last updated Friday, March 17th, 2023
Calhoun, GA (March 16, 2023) – On Thursday morning, March 16, a ten-vehicle collision with injuries took place on a highway in Calhoun.
According to Gwinnett County officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road exit. Police confirmed that several vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision due to unknown reasons. Two of the vehicles rolled over, and one was so badly damaged that a driver was trapped inside.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Calhoun responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver, who was trapped inside their vehicle, had to be extricated by fire crews. They were hospitalized in critical condition. Three other people sustained less severe injuries and were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area until approximately 11:45 a.m. Police cleared the scene so traffic could resume as normal as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We would like to take this time to offer our warmest sympathies to the injured victims with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day within the state of Georgia, some of which are more severe than others. In just one hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. A car accident is capable of happening anywhere, but highways are some of the most common and dangerous places for harm. If another party has acted in a negligent fashion and it led to your accident, you will need to prove that this party is to blame. Speaking with an attorney can help you through these difficult times.
Many innocent individuals are injured in car accidents and left with questions that they cannot answer on their own each year. If you are someone who has sustained harm in a serious car accident, speaking with a legal advocate that you can trust is one of the best decisions that you can make. An attorney will be able to help you gather necessary evidence in your claim, as well as assist you in meeting deadlines that are required of you. After a car accident, it is imperative that you speak with a knowledgeable and compassionate Calhoun car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after a Georgia collision. We understand that you and your family may struggle to move forward and get back on your feet after an accident. Our attorneys are here to help you gain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We are here for you from start to finish when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Calhoun at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time.
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