Atlanta, GA (January 8, 2022) – At 11:43 p.m. on the night of Saturday, January 8, a car crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident happened on The Perimeter (I-285) around the area of exit 55, Jonesboro Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes when the vehicles collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a red alert was issued in the area. All lanes were blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those traveling in the area to use Thurmond Road or I-20 as alternate routes.
No further details have been released. 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 continue to occur in Georgia more commonly than ever before. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents in Georgia every year due to the reckless acts of others. In one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in collisions due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen every hour of the day due to the negligence of others. Car accidents happen in many areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places. This is due to the fact that drivers are not always paying close attention to the roads around them in these areas. If you have been hurt in a life-altering car accident, you have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident lawyer that you can rely on. Many individuals make the mistake of failing to get treatment or waiting to speak with an attorney after an accident. If you delay these aspects, you may find that it is not as easy to move forward with a claim later on down the road. You may be feeling lost and confused after a car accident. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled Atlanta personal injury lawyer.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in a car accident that was caused by another party. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation to cover many aspects, including the following:
• Distracted driving
• Drunk or drugged driving
• Fatigued driving
You have options during these difficult times and should speak with an attorney that you can trust. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your available options.
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.