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May 8, 2022

Clarkston, GA – Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-285 Leads to Serious Injuries

Clarkston, GA (May 8, 2022) – A crash that took place between several vehicles on a major Clarkston highway was reported on Saturday night, May 7. 

Clarkston officials confirmed that the collision happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of East Ponce De Leon Road in DeKalb County at 11:49 p.m. There were several vehicles traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles were towed from the scene with severe damages. 

Reports showed that several emergency responders arrived at the scene after the accident, including Clarkston fire crews and paramedics. One or more parties were seen with injuries at the scene of the crash. The parties, who have not been formally identified, were rushed to the hospital for care. 

There were delays in the area for an extended period of time after the accident until police fully cleared the scene. 

Our thoughts go out to the victims who were injured in this collision. We hope that they will sustain an easy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

An unfortunate fact is that, with the increase of drivers on our roads in Georgia, car accidents have greatly increased as well. Hundreds of thousands of people are involved in car accidents every year within the state. In 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation actually estimated that approximately 331,000 car accidents happened within Georgia, with about 125,000 of these leading to injuries. Many individuals never expect that they will become involved in a car accident until it has happened to them and turned their life upside-down. Reaching out to a skilled legal advocate is one of the best ways that you can ensure that your rights are being protected after a car accident. 

A skilled Clarkston car accident attorney will be able to help you fight when it comes to your car accident claim in Georgia. No matter what circumstances led up to your accident, you will have to show that another party acted in a negligent fashion and that it contributed to your accident. Some of the leading causes of car accidents in Georgia include the following: 

  • Drivers who are driving distracted 
  • Driving under the influence
  • Speeding
  • Drowsy driving

An attorney will have seen almost every type of accident and will be able to help you hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you. This is why you should speak with a Clarkston personal injury attorney as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side if you have sustained injuries in a car accident anywhere across Georgia. Our lawyers are committed to helping you from start to finish when it comes to your case. We believe in building you a strong claim so that you can work toward the compensation that you need to help you get back on your feet. You have many rights and options under Georgia accident law. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Clarkston 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. 

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.