Atlanta, GA (September 24, 2021) – At 11:53 a.m. on the morning of Friday, September 24, 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 96, Pleasantdale Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles were damaged and had to be removed from the scene by tow trucks.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police urged those traveling through the area to use Buford Highway as an alternate route.
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 happen every hour of the day, sending hundreds of thousands of people to the hospital every single year. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents throughout the state of Georgia. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many areas but highways are some of the most common places. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to negligent reasons. Car accidents happen due to distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. You will have to show that another party is at fault for your accident as you move forward. This is why it is crucial that you have a skilled attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident lawyer who can answer questions that you may have. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet as you move forward with your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your case for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney.
Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Having an attorney on your side can lessen the stress that you are feeling after a serious collision. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.