Atlanta, GA – Fatal I-75/I-85 Accident Reported near 17th St

Atlanta, GA – Fatal I-75/I-85 Accident Reported near 17th St

Atlanta, GA (May 28, 2024) – A fatal accident reported in the Atlanta area on Monday claimed one person’s life. Authorities were called to the scene of the accident at around 1:00 a.m., on May 27.

Police reports show that a collision occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 75/Interstate 85. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway near 17th Street for several hours as the Atlanta Police Department remained at the scene with firefighters. Emergency medical services personnel responded to the scene to care for the injured victims. One person was pronounced deceased as a result of their injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

Atlanta, GA – Fatal I-75/I-85 Accident Reported near 17th StFatal car crashes across Georgia continue to take the lives of countless innocent people every year. In 2023, more than 1,600 people died as a result of fatal collisions on our roads. Many of these accidents are a result of negligence. Some of the leading factors include:

  • Distracted Driving: Any type of activity that takes the driver’s attention off the road can lead to a devastating accident.
  • Impaired Driving: Operating a car while under the influence of drugs or alcohol significantly affects the judgment and reaction time of drivers. Unfortunately, this can lead to severe consequences on the road.
  • Speeding: Driving above the speed limit reduces the ability to react to changing road conditions, amplifying the likelihood of accidents and their severity.
  • Failure to Obey Traffic Signals: Ignoring traffic signs and signals can lead to collisions at intersections, emphasizing the importance of following traffic laws.
  • Weather-Related Factors: Adverse weather conditions can make roads slippery and visibility poor, contributing to hazardous driving conditions.

If you have lost a loved one in a car crash due to someone else’s negligence, seeking legal guidance is crucial. You can contact an Atlanta wrongful death lawyer to understand your rights and pursue justice for your loved one.

Losing a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence is a distressing experience, acknowledged by us at Ted Greve & Associates. Our empathetic team of attorneys is dedicated to seeking justice for your loved one and providing the essential support you need during this difficult period. While we understand that no amount of compensation can fully compensate for your loss, it can help ease some financial pressures. If you have lost a family member in an accident caused by negligence, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a complimentary case evaluation. Let us assist you in attaining closure and the compensation you deserve as you navigate the healing journey with your family. Contact our personal injury lawyers today at (800) 693-7833 to initiate the legal process.