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September 5, 2022

Sandy Springs, GA – Rollover Accident Leads to Injuries in WB Lanes of I-285

Sandy Springs, GA (September 4, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a highway in Sandy Springs on Saturday morning, September 3. 

According to Sandy Springs Police Department officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 at 10:16 a.m. Several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes of traffic around GA-400 when they collided with each other. One of the vehicles overturned in traffic as a result, leading to extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released at this time but the investigation remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the injured parties involved in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Statistics have shown that, in recent years, car accidents have been increasing on our roads due to the negligence of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, with over 125,000 leading to injuries. Car accidents take on many forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most severe accidents. In one recent year’s time, over 2% of car accidents are deemed rollovers. These accidents happen due to many reasons on our highways, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving, such as texting and driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep behind the wheel

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

You may wonder where you can turn after a car accident. Having help from a Sandy Springs car accident attorney is in your best interests. After you have sought medical attention for your injuries, turning to an attorney can help you get back on your feet. An attorney will help you answer any questions that you may have and meet any deadlines that are required of you. If you wonder where you can turn after a serious car accident, speaking with a Sandy Springs personal injury lawyer can help you move forward. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you after a Georgia car accident that is not your fault. We will take a closer look at your claim and investigate your case from start to finish. Having the skilled help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You have options during these difficult times. 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. 

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.