Atlanta, GA – Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-85 Near Pleasantdale Rd

Atlanta, GA (January 8, 2022) – Around 5:18 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, January 8, a multi-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in Atlanta.

The accident allegedly took place in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Pleasantdale Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.

Three lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked 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

The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face but this is the reality that many victims are forced to face in Georgia every year. Every hour of the day, serious car accidents occur in the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time in Georgia, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place due to the reckless acts of others. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a car accident, especially one that has happened due to negligent acts. It is up to you as an injured party to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have options and should have the help of an attorney moving forward.

Many individuals are unsure about where they can turn after a car accident. You should always be prepared to speak with a dedicated Atlanta car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Serious injuries result from car accidents in Georgia, including some of the following:

• Spinal cord injuries
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Internal organ damage
• Broken bones

An attorney will be able to tell you that, no matter the injury, it can impact your life in many ways that you are not prepared to face on your own. You have options and should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys

At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys have the skills you need to move forward after a catastrophic car accident. We have vast resources and years of experience needed to help you through these challenging times. Our attorneys will help you recover a wide array of losses, including medical bills, therapy costs, lost wages, and more. You should have confidence in your claim and we will help you through this time. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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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