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Decatur, GA – Rear-End Accident Leads to Injuries in EB Lanes of I-285

Last updated Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

Decatur, GA – Rear-End Accident Leads to Injuries in EB Lanes of I-285

Decatur, GA (December 22, 2022) – A rear-end collision with injuries took place on a highway in Decatur on the morning of Thursday, December 22. 

According to Decatur Police, the accident happened around 7:58 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Flat Shoals Road (exit 48). Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when one slammed into the back of the other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision. 

Several responders, including Decatur fire crews and paramedics, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The unidentified parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries. 

The left lane of traffic was partially blocked following the crash, which led to immense delays until police cleared the scene. 

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

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents are a reality that many individuals face every year in Georgia, with some leading to minor harm and others causing immense damage and trauma. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were injured in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, which include the following: 

  • Driver distractions, from texting and driving to eating behind the wheel
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Traveling over the speed limit
  • Fatigued driving

Drivers are expected to obey the rules of the road at all times but this does not always occur, which can lead to extreme harm. If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

When the actions of another party or parties has led to an accident, it is important that you speak with a Decatur car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney can be especially beneficial in your claim if you have sustained serious injuries. As you face a physical recovery process, you should not have to be concerned about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a Decatur personal injury lawyer can help you through these difficult times. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a life-altering car accident. If your life has been impacted greatly by a car accident, we want you to know that you have options for getting back on your feet. Our team will work for you and ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve for an array of financial damages. You should not have to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you. 

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.

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