Marietta, GA – Two Injured in Car Accident in NB Lanes of I-75
Marietta, GA (March 15, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on Monday morning, March 14, in Marietta.
According to the Marietta Police Department, the accident happened around 3:25 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Allgood Road. Police confirmed that a 2021 Toyota operated by a 20-year-old woman was stopped in the middle lane of traffic due to reasons that are not yet known. A 32-year-old man was traveling north in his Chevrolet Silverado when it struck the Toyota from behind, unable to stop.
Several responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Toyota sustained serious injuries and was rushed to WellStar Kennestone Hospital where she has since been listed in critical condition. The driver of the Silverado sustained minor injuries but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in several northbound lanes of traffic for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout Georgia over the years. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation confirmed that approximately 331,796 car accidents took place in the state. Out of these accidents, approximately 125,000 led to injuries. Car accidents can happen virtually anywhere but highways are known for being some of the most common places. Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major highways due to many reasons, including some of the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a car accident. It is important that you speak with an attorney who has handled these types of claims in the past.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn and what you can do. After you have received medical attention for your injuries, you will need to speak with an attorney who can handle your claim from start to finish. An attorney will be able to help you get back on your feet financially as you recover on a physical level. It is imperative that you seek immediate help from a Marietta car accident attorney.
Marietta Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a car accident, our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. We will stand by your side as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Marietta at (678) 832-0585 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.
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