Smyrna, GA – Red Alert Issued Following Injury Accident on I-285
Last updated Friday, March 3rd, 2023
Smyrna, GA (March 2, 2023) – A red alert was issued following a severe car accident with injuries that took place on a highway in Smyrna on the evening of Thursday, March 2.
According to Cobb County officials, the accident happened after 5:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 16, South Atlanta Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they were involved in a collision with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged, and multiple tow trucks were seen in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other Smyrna responders were called to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen in the area, and paramedics assisted those with injuries. One or more parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
A red alert was issued in the area, and all lanes of traffic were blocked for a slight period of time. Police urged those traveling in the area to use I-75 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
At a moment’s notice, the carelessness of another driver can lead to a car accident. Georgia is no stranger to such incidents, which lead to hundreds of thousands of injuries to individuals throughout the state each year. In 2020 alone, in fact, it is estimated that over 125,000 people were severely injured in car accidents within the state. From speeding to driving while distracted, car accidents can occur within seconds. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
After suffering from injuries caused by a car accident, of course, the first thing that you want to seek is medical attention for your injuries. After this, it is crucial that you speak with a dedicated Smyrna car accident lawyer. An attorney will be able to help you with every aspect of your case, from gathering evidence to answering any legal questions that you have along the way. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should never delay when it comes to speaking with a Smyrna personal injury attorney.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you when it comes to helping you work toward the compensation that you deserve. These include some of the following aspects, such as the following:
- The lost wages that you have sustained
- Medical expenses from your injuries
- Repair expenses for your vehicle’s damages
- Pain and suffering
We are here to help you in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Smyrna at (888) 688-1924 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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