Atlanta, GA (September 7, 2021) – At 10:16 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, September 7, a multi-vehicle collision 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 76, Cleveland Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be removed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized with injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, all lanes of traffic were blocked for a short period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into 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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the entire state of Georgia. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents within the state. These accidents landed 116,000 people in hospitals in one recent year. Car accidents happen in many different areas but highways are some of the most common places. Car accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. You will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident if you want to be successful in your claim. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after an accident.
It is not always easy to move forward after a serious car accident. Because of this, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney who can answer any questions you have along the way. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the dedicated help of an Atlanta personal injury lawyer.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects as you move forward with your claim. These aspects include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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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.