Duluth, GA – Multiple-Vehicle Wreck with Injuries on I-85 at Hwy 53
Last updated Monday, March 20th, 2023
Duluth, GA (March 19, 2023) – Around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, a car accident with injuries occurred on a roadway in the Duluth area, just outside of Atlanta.
According to local officials, the accident happened on southbound I-85 at Highway 53. Police confirmed that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they merged into the Highway 53 off-ramp simultaneously, causing them to collide with one another.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Duluth responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. Multiple EMS vehicles were present, and at least two or three injured parties were being checked out at the scene. The victims were hospitalized for further treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
A portion of the highway was blocked for some time, which led to extensive delays. No further details have been released in the meantime, but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with new information as it is available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Car Accident Injuries in Georgia
No matter where you live in Georgia, you likely need to travel by vehicle to get from one place to another. You may need to get to work, engage in your favorite activities, or visit family by getting there by vehicle.
However, it is important to know that car accidents can happen at any time when you least expect them. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are hurt as a result of Georgia car accidents every year. In 2021 alone, well over 130,000 people sustained serious injuries in car accidents within the state.
If you have been hurt in a collision, you will need to show that another party is to blame for your accident. This is not always easy to do, which is why you should speak with a skilled attorney in your time of need. Being hurt in a car accident can affect every aspect of your life, leaving you feeling helpless and alone at times. The weeks, months, and even years following a car accident can deeply impact every aspect of your life, leaving you with questions.
For instance, you may wonder what evidence is necessary to move forward successfully with a claim. You may also wonder what evidence you will need to gather against one or more parties who contributed to your accident. Needless to say, you should seek immediate help from a Duluth car accident lawyer after a collision. At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you and your family after a serious Georgia collision.
We understand that time is of the essence after a car accident, and this can be a complex and critical time in your life. Please get in touch with a car accident attorney in Duluth at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to help you through these challenging times.
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.
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