Dekalb, GA (December 16, 2018) – A crash on the the westbound side of Interstate 285 near Ashford Dunwoody Road. The accident resulted in the center lanes of the interstate being shut down for over an hour causing massive traffic back-ups.
Several Georgia Highway Patrol officers and an ambulance arrived quickly on the scene. Medical treatment was administered to those who needed it. The exact nature and number of injuries are unclear as of this time. Police remained on the scene to clear the blocked traffic lanes and to try to determine the cause of the accident.
No further information regarding those involved is available at this time as the investigation is still ongoing.
Highways Accidents in Georgia
Every day there are approximately 1,198 crashes on Georgia’s roadways. In 2008 alone, there was a grand total of 342,534 accidents on Georgia’s roads. Many of these accidents involved vehicles like passenger cars, pickup trucks, tractor-trailers, SUVs, motorcycles and more. The majority of this staggering number of vehicle crashes take place on Georgia’s highways and interstates. These accidents are often devastating and life-changing. They can make it difficult to continue living your life in the way you had planned, or even to do something as basic as going to work every day.
If you have been involved in an accident of this magnitude, you are going to want to know all the legal options that are available to you. Most people wonder how they will be able to pick up the pieces of their lives and carry on under the great pain and financial burden that they are now faced with. You don’t need to go through this sort of thing by yourself. The team here at Nye Law Group has experience handling car accident and personal injury cases and is fully prepared to stand by you and protect your rights while we seek the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to under the law.
Note: A variety of outsides sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.