Atlanta, GA (November 1, 2021) – At 5 a.m. on the morning of Monday, November 1, a multi-vehicle crash occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 87, GA-400. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were seriously injured as a result of the accident. The parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked. Police issued a travel advisory in the area until the scene was fully cleared.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of other drivers on our roads. Car accidents happen on our major highways due to many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons for highway-related accidents include the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
Being hurt in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. It is up to you as an injured victim to prove that another party is to blame for your accident. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. This is why you should have the help of an Atlanta car accident attorney on your side as you move forward. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. They can help you gather the evidence you deserve to move forward, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, they can help you work with the insurance company for the first time. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident caused by another party, you should have the help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer on your side.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a life-altering car accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. An attorney can help you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.