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July 17, 2022

Sandy Springs, GA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident in WB Lanes of I-285

Sandy Springs, GA (July 17, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a highway in Sandy Springs on Sunday afternoon, July 17.

Sandy Springs officials first received calls around 2 p.m., where they discovered that an accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of the Roswell Road ramp. When they arrived on scene, they found that several vehicles collided with each other due to unknown reasons. One of the vehicles, identified as a black sedan, went up over the median barrier and sustained severe front-end damage as a result. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and an assortment of other local responders in Sandy Springs were dispatched to the scene. It is believed that one or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. 

The severe accident blocked several westbound lanes of traffic for some time as police worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

According to recent statistics compiled by the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in 2020 in Georgia. Out of these accidents, approximately 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. After a car accident, one of the most important things that you can do is receive medical attention so that you can retain your health and ensure that your rights are protected later on down the line. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a confusing and scary time in your life. However, you may find that you are eligible for significant compensation for your losses. Speaking with a Sandy Springs car accident attorney is in your best interests during these complex times. An attorney will help you prove that some of the following aspects were present in your case: 

  • A driver owed a duty of care on our roads
  • The driver breached the duty of care
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and damages

If you have sustained serious injuries in a car accident, you should speak with a Sandy Springs personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys will assist you as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You may discover that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Sandy Springs at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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.