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July 31, 2022

Decatur, GA – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-285 Near I-20

Decatur, GA (July 31, 2022) – One or more victims were hurt in a serious car accident that took place on a highway in Decatur on Sunday afternoon, July 31. 

According to local officials, the accident happened around 2:18 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of I-20. It is believed that two or more vehicles collided with each other on the highway due to reasons that are still being investigated by police. Tow trucks were seen in the area removing damaged vehicles from the scene. 

Several responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

The right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

One must always stay aware of the roads around them so that car accidents can be prevented in the state of Georgia. Though many drivers pay close attention to the roads around them, others engage in negligent acts that risk their lives and the lives of others on our roads. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others within the state. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the carelessness of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

Car accidents almost always lead to unpleasant results. Whether your vehicle has been damaged or you have sustained serious injuries, facing the aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in many ways. Facing the aftermath of a car accident will likely leave you with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. You may have sustained serious injuries in your accident, including the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage

If you have been seriously injured in a car crash, you should speak with a Decatur car accident attorney that you can trust. 

An accident can affect your life for years to come, which is why our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you. You may find that it is incredibly difficult to see past the injuries that you have sustained in an accident. Fortunately, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet and work toward the compensation that you deserve. We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have 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.