Atlanta, GA (January 7, 2022) – On the afternoon of Friday, January 7, a three-vehicle collision with injuries occurred in Atlanta.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident at 4:25 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 near exit 96, Pleasantdale Road. Three vehicles were traveling in the area when one of them lost control, slamming into the other two for reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result.
Local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. Several victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their current conditions are not yet known.
A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some time, which led to delays. Police urged those in the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.
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
Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents every year in Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, over 116,000 people were injured in these accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common and dangerous places. One of the first things that victims of car accidents need to focus on after an accident is getting the medical treatment they deserve. From there, it is crucial that you have legal help. With the assistance of an attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. Because of this, you should speak with a skilled and knowledgeable Atlanta car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Serious injuries tend to stem from car accidents, including some of the following:
• Spinal cord injuries
• Traumatic brain injuries
• Organ damage
The truth is, the insurance company involved in your claim will likely try to offer you a lot less than you deserve. This means that you may not be able to fully cover your injuries on a financial level. If you have sustained harm in a car accident, you should have the help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney on your side.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC will help you gain a better understanding of your claim and help you move forward after a Georgia car accident. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on physical and financial levels. You may be focused completely on your physical recovery and returning to work after an accident. We will help you deal with the stressful aspects of your claim so that you can stay focused on what is important. 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: 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.