Atlanta, GA – Car Accident with Injuries on I-75 Near 17th St

Atlanta, GA (January 11, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major highway in Atlanta on Tuesday, January 11.

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 8:07 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of 17th Street, exit 251. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to reasons that are not fully known. It is believed that one of more vehicles lost control. The involved vehicles were damaged and had to be removed from the scene by tow trucks.

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 in the U.S. Georgia has been seeing more car accidents in recent years than ever before. Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In just one recent hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. There are many common reasons for car accidents in Georgia, including the following:

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigue

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, it is normal to feel alone and confused. You should have the assistance of an attorney on your side during these difficult times.

The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in ways that you could not have imagined. Because of this, you should have the assistance of an Atlanta car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will represent you every step of the way and leave you with the knowledge that you need to be successful in your claim. You will have to show that another party acted in a reckless way and that this contributed to your accident with injuries. You should be prepared to speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.

Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys 

At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled and experienced attorneys are here to help you move forward after a serious car accident. We have extensive knowledge of legal claims and will stand by your side every step of the way, answering any questions that you have after your accident. You have options during these difficult times and should never have to stand alone after an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available 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 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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