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August 4, 2022

Decatur, GA – Two-Vehicle Collision with Injuries in EB Lanes of I-285

Decatur, GA (August 4, 2022) – At 3:38 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, August 4, a two-vehicle collision took place in Decatur that led to injuries. 

Local officials reported that the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 48, Flat Shoals Road. Two vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided with each other. It is believed that one of the vehicles then slammed into the median barrier, which led to extensive damages. The front end of the vehicle was severely damaged and debris was left all over the highway. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes until police were able to fully clear the scene. This led to delays in the area. 

No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the accident and will update with any new information. 

Our thoughts are with those who have sustained injuries as a result of this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

In Georgia, one of the main causes of severe injuries is car accidents. The truth is, most car accidents can be prevented but continue to happen on our roads when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in Georgia car accidents each year, with many of these accidents taking place on major highways. In just one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

Many individuals do not know how serious the consequences of a car accident are until it has happened to them. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, speaking with a Decatur car accident attorney is in your best interests. A car accident is not only stressful on a physical level as you work on your healing, but it can also impact your life in many financial ways as well. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages, which is why you should have a Decatur personal injury attorney on your side to assist you. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. There are many determinations that you must make in your claim, especially when it comes to determining who is at fault for your accident. Our attorneys will help you gain compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We are here for you after an accident and will help you every step of the way. Please contact a car accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information. 

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.