Atlanta, GA (September 12, 2021) – At 8:19 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, September 12, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Langford Parkway. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles crashed around the exit 5 area and sustained extensive damages. All of the involved vehicles had to be removed from the scene by tow trucks.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals. Their conditions are not yet known.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. This led to delays until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia. In fact, these accidents happen every hour of the day. In one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents occur due to negligent reasons in Georgia. These accidents happen in many areas but highways are the most common. These areas are especially dangerous to drivers. Many drivers engage in reckless acts on our highways. Car accidents happen due to many common reasons. These include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is up to you to show that another party is to blame for your collision. This is not always easy to do on your own. This is why you should have an attorney on your side.
Many people are seriously injured in Georgia car accidents each year. If this has happened to you, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney. An attorney will be able to help you in a variety of ways. This is especially true if you have sustained serious injuries in an accident. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries can be incredibly severe and life-altering. Many victims will spend time in the hospital or away from work as a result. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a collision, you have options. You should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a Georgia car accident. We understand how overwhelming a serious collision can be. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system. These claims can be complex, no matter how your accident occurred. You have many rights to compensation under Georgia law. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.