Atlanta, GA (November 12, 2021) – At 6:12 a.m. on the morning of Friday, November 12, a multi-vehicle collision occurred in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 94, Chamblee Tucker Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they forcefully collided due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were seriously injured in the collision. The injured victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the crash, all lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident 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 Georgia. In one hour’s time, over 70 car accidents occur due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. This is due to the fact that drivers engage in some of the most reckless acts on our highways. These include some of the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Fatigued driving
If your life has been impacted by a car accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may need the assistance of an Atlanta car accident attorney on your side after a collision. This is especially true if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from car accidents on our highways include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can rely on.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in a collision that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.