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August 9, 2022

Fairburn, GA – Injuries Stem from Car Accident on I-85 Near Hwy 74

Fairburn, GA (August 9, 2022) – Around 7:49 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, August 9, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Fairburn. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 61, Highway 74. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a collision with one another. The chain-reaction crash, which happened due to reasons that are still under investigation, sustained severe damages in the crash. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties 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, which led to extensive delays until police cleared the scene. 

No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in the state of Georgia over recent years. These accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that over 70 car crashes took place in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others and continue to send many victims to the hospital each year. Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, such as the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Speaking with a Fairburn car accident attorney is one of the best ways that you can move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have during these difficult times. For instance, what evidence do you need to show that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a skilled Fairburn personal injury attorney. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We have years of experience handling accident claims and will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We understand what you are going through and will help you along the way. Please contact a car accident attorney in Fairburn at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help 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.