Atlanta, GA – Chain-Reaction Collision on I-85 Before Shallowford Rd

Atlanta, GA (September 5, 2021) – At 6:11 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, September 5, a chain-reaction collision with injuries occurred in Atlanta.

According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Shallowford Road. Four or more vehicles were traveling in the area when one slammed into the rear of another, sending it forward into several other vehicles. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

Three left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time until police were able to clear the scene. Police urged those in the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.

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 every single day throughout the state of Georgia due to the recklessness of others. In just one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents took place due to negligent reasons. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents due to reckless reasons. These include aspects such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Being injured in a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you have a variety of options available for you. It is crucial that you seek the help of an accident attorney as soon as possible.

Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. It is important that you speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney if you have been hurt in a collision. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, fractures, and more. If you have been injured in a car accident, you may spend time in the hospital or away from work. This can impact your life in both physical and financial ways. You should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney in your time of need.

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys 

Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident that was caused by another party. Because of this, our attorneys will help you navigate the legal system as you work toward results. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you.

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.

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