Atlanta, GA – Nine-Vehicle Collision Leads to Injuries on I-85

Atlanta, GA (September 2, 2021) – Around 6:52 a.m. on Wednesday morning, September 1, a nine-vehicle collision occurred on a highway in Atlanta.

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Peachtree Street. A total of nine vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision that led to severe damages to the involved vehicles. Debris was left scattered all over the roadway and the damaged vehicles were towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Three left lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to avoid I-85 and use Piedmont into the city.

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 

Highways are some of the most common places for car accidents in the entire state of Georgia. These areas are also some of the most dangerous. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every year in the state of Georgia due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, over 116,000 people were injured in car accidents within the state. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye even though they can typically be prevented. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to the roads around them at all times so that highway-related accidents can be prevented. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that far too many people face every single year in the state each year. These accidents lead to some of the most life-altering injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, paralysis, burns, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If your life has been affected by a car accident, you should have the help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust.

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys 

Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys understand what you have been through. We have the resources and knowledge to help you through these difficult times. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you have options and should never have to stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help 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.

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