Sandy Springs, GA – Injury Accident on GA-400 Near Abernathy Rd
Sandy Springs, GA (September 24, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place on a highway in Sandy Springs on Friday afternoon, September 23.
According to Sandy Springs Police Department officials, the accident happened around 4:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes of GA-400 around the area of exit 5, Abernathy Road. Two vehicles were traveling on the highway in the southbound lanes when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims were hurt in the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for an extended period of time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with those who have been hurt in this accident. We hope for their speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
The aftermath of a car accident is a reality that far too many victims face in the state of Georgia every single year. Hundreds of thousands of people sustain injuries as a result of car accidents in the state of Georgia every year. In just 2020, in fact, it was reported that 331,000 car accidents took place, with over 125,000 of these accidents leading to injuries. Car accidents happen on our major highways due to a wide array of reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
If you have sustained harm in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a Sandy Springs car accident attorney. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of 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 claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Sandy Springs personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates will help you get back on your feet after a serious and life-altering car accident. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Sandy Springs at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.
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