Atlanta, GA (April 2, 2023) – A rollover collision took place on a highway in Atlanta that caused injuries on the afternoon of Saturday, April 1.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Spaghetti Junction. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of the highway when they collided with each other, causing one of the vehicles to overturn. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver was removed from their vehicle by fire crews. They were then rushed to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries, though their current condition is not yet known.
Three lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the party injured in this accident. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery from their injuries.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, the number of car accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Georgia increases. Car accidents land hundreds of thousands of individuals in the hospital every year. Though car accidents take on many forms, rollovers are known for being some of the most life-altering and catastrophic. In one recent year, approximately 2.5% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. These accidents lead to life-threatening injuries and sometimes even take the lives of those involved. If you have sustained injuries in a Georgia car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Moving forward after a car accident in Georgia is not always an easy thing to do. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why you should speak with a skilled Atlanta car accident lawyer that you can trust. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have as you move forward. On top of this, they can help you prove that some of the following aspects were present in your claim:
- A driver owed a duty of care
- That driver breached the duty of care
- The breach in duty led to your accident
- Your accident caused you extensive damages
If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
If you have sustained harm in a car accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources to you when you need our help the most. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that is necessary during these difficult times. Please contact a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for 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, 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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