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August 19, 2022

College Park, GA – Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-285

College Park, GA (August 19, 2022) – One or more parties were seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash that took place on a highway in College Park. 

According to College Park officials, the accident happened at 12:50 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Riverdale Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other. Police confirmed that the involved vehicles sustained heavy damages in the accident. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and other College Park responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more victims were hurt as a result of the crash. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for some time, which led to delays. Police worked to quickly clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Georgia can sometimes be a dangerous place for motorists, no matter how many precautions are taken to prevent accidents on our roads. Hundreds of thousands of people end up with injuries as a result of Georgia car accidents every year. In just 2020 alone, in fact, it was estimated that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents within the state. There are many common reasons for these accidents on our major roads, which include the following: 

  • Distracted driving, including texting and driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

You have options after an accident and should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

In almost all cases, a car accident is caused by the negligence of another party. This is never easy to prove, however. This is why speaking with a College Park car accident attorney is in your best interests. It is normal to feel stressed and alone at times after your accident. Luckily, an attorney will be able to assist you when it comes to many aspects of your claim that you would not be able to otherwise handle on your own. Along with helping you to meet deadlines, an attorney can answer any questions that you may have in the event of an accident claim. Speaking with a College Park personal injury lawyer immediately is in your best interests. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after an accident that is not your fault. We know how you feel at this time and understand how overwhelming it can be to face an accident on your own. You should never have to balance your physical injuries with the financial harm that you have sustained in an accident. Our attorneys are here to help you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in College Park at (888) 688-1924 for the help you deserve. 

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.