Sandy Springs, GA (March 13, 2023) – At 11:15 a.m. on the morning of Monday, March 13, a car accident with injuries took place on a highway in Sandy Springs.
According to Sandy Springs Police Department officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 24, Riverside Drive. Police confirmed that a white sedan and a maroon sedan were traveling on the highway when they collided with each other, causing both of them to spin out in traffic until coming to a complete stop. Both vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen in the area assisting those with injuries. One or more parties were taken to local hospitals for further treatment, though their conditions are not entirely known at this time.
A travel advisory was issued in the area, and two lanes of traffic were completely blocked. There were delays in the area until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, over 6 million car accidents happen in Georgia due to the recklessness of others. Out of these accidents, hundreds of thousands happen in Georgia. In just 2020 alone, in fact, it was estimated that approximately 125,000 people were severely injured in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Nobody knows how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after an accident until it has happened to you. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Getting back on your feet after a car accident may seem impossible if you have sustained serious injuries. After you have received medical treatment for your injuries, you should always speak with a Sandy Springs car accident lawyer who has handled these claims in the past. An attorney can help you show that the following aspects were present at the time of your accident, such as the following:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- A driver breached this duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your accident
- Your accident led to damages
After a car accident, you should know that you have options. Speaking with a Sandy Springs personal injury lawyer is in your best interests at this time.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a Georgia car accident. You may be feeling concerned and alone after an accident, which is why we are here to help you protect your rights in your dire time of need. We will aggressively negotiate on your behalf to achieve the best results in your case. You have options and should never have to face a collision on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Sandy Springs at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for 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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