Gainesville, GA – Rear-End Crash, Injuries Reported on I-985 at I-85
Last updated Sunday, March 12th, 2023
Gainesville, GA (March 11, 2023) – Injuries reportedly occurred in a serious multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Gainesville on the evening of Saturday, March 11.
According to Gwinnett County officials, the accident happened before 10:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-985 around the area of the I-85 transition. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when they suddenly became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not fully known.
Other local responders, including fire rescue teams and Atlanta-area EMTs, were immediately dispatched to the scene. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though police have not yet verified their conditions.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts remain with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their complete recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
In Georgia, car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations over recent years. Out of the six million car accidents that happen every year in the U.S., Georgia sees hundreds of thousands of collisions with injuries.
In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 125,000 people were seriously injured in Georgia car accidents due to the outright negligence of others. There are many common reasons for car accidents on our major roads, which include the following:
- Driver distractions
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Traveling over the posted speed limit
- Fatigued driving
No matter the circumstances leading up to your accident, you should know that you have options. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these challenging times.
Moving forward after a car accident can be difficult, so it should never be done alone – especially if you have sustained serious injuries. The injuries stemming from a car accident could land you in the hospital, keep you out of work, or keep you from the activities you once enjoyed before your accident.
A car accident could not only impact you physically or emotionally, but it could also affect your life in extreme ways on financial levels. You have many options after a car accident and should speak with a dedicated Gainesville car accident attorney that you can trust.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents throughout Georgia over the years. A car crash could significantly impact every aspect of your life, leaving you feeling alone and confused. Speaking with a skilled attorney can ensure that your rights are protected. You may discover that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with a car accident attorney in Gainesville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have as you move forward with a claim.
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 incorrect information, 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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