Atlanta, GA – Auto Accident on I-85 near GA-400 Ends in Injuries

Atlanta, GA (January 1, 2022) – An auto accident reported in Fulton County on Saturday morning ended in injuries. At around 4:45 a.m., on January 1, the police and firefighters were notified that they were needed to provide assistance at the scene of a crash on Interstate 85.

Crews rushed to the scene and immediately went to work on securing the southbound lanes. Traffic was delayed throughout the area of Georgia Route 400 due to the crash blocking three of the right lanes.

EMS rendered aid to injured victims at the scene. An unknown number of people were transported to area hospitals for further care.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Hundreds of thousands of individuals are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the country each year due to the negligence of other drivers. Many victims endure spinal cord injuries, burns, fractures, and other devastating impairments that require medical treatment and weeks to recover. Although we can be careful while driving, we cannot prevent others from engaging in reckless actions. Some of the leading causes of collisions in Georgia are:

  • Motorists who are reckless
  • Motorists who are impaired by drugs or alcohol
  • Malfunctioning parts/defective vehicles
  • Motorists who disregard traffic control devices
  • Motorists who fail to yield the right of way
  • Being distracted while operating a vehicle
  • Inclement weather

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may spend time in the hospital or away from work. This can impact your life in both physical and financial ways.  In some cases, victims can reach out to a car accident attorney in Atlanta to explore legal options available for them.

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyers

Our knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have extensive experience helping victims get the compensation they deserve after being harmed in accidents caused by reckless drivers. Our team is committed to helping victims rebuild their lives after being harmed in crashes and move forward in the best way imaginable.

We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident that was caused by another party. Because of this, our attorneys will help you navigate the legal system as you work toward results. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. You should never have to stand alone after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault.

We help victims hold wrongdoers accountable and collect the maximum amount of compensation available for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and more. If you were injured in an accident, as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to get help now. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free case review with our team to see how we can help you get the justice you deserve.

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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