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Complete Fulton County, GA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Fulton County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Fulton County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Fulton County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Fulton County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Fulton County

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Fulton County, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Fulton County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Huge rise in traffic deaths in Fulton County and nationwide in 2016

Statewide, traffic deaths are up 7% from 2015, and up 34% from 2014.

In Fulton County, the statistics for 2014, provided by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, are:

Fatalities: 77

Injuries: 14373

Crashes: 55833

Speed-related fatal crashes: 22

These disturbing statistics should concern us all, since Georgians should expect that our roadways are getting safer, yet data shows this isn't always the case.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/11/2017 Car Accident Two people injured in car collision at South Main Street and Devore Road in Alpharetta, Georgia
Sun, 01/08/2017 Car Accident Three people killed in car accident on Campbellton Road in Atlanta, Georgia
Fri, 12/16/2016 Car Accident Man critically injured, child escapes serious injury in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in Atlanta, Georgia
Thu, 12/08/2016 Car Accident Multi-vehicle crash involving semi reported on NB I-285 near Cascade Road in Atlanta, Georgia
Thu, 12/08/2016 Car Accident 2 trucks collide on NB I-285 near Cascade Road in Atlanta, Georgia
Thu, 12/08/2016 Drunk Driving Drunk driving suspected after woman's car ends up submerged in Big Creek off of Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta, Georgia
Wed, 12/07/2016 Other Type of Accident 2 men critically injured in fall from balcony of Marcel restaurant in midtown Atlanta, Georgia
Thu, 12/01/2016 Car Accident 1 driver injured when car hits home after multi-vehicle crash at Memorial Drive SE and Palatka Street SE in Atlanta, Georgia
Mon, 11/28/2016 Car Accident Robert Smith, 52, and Sydney Smith, 21, killed in crash into mailbox on King Road in Roswell, Georgia
Thu, 11/24/2016 Car Accident 3 people seriously injured when police chase ends with suspect vehicle crashing into SUV at Memorial Drive and Maynard Terrace in Atlanta, Georgia
Mon, 11/14/2016 Car Accident Man critically injured in car crash on Interstate 85 in Hapeville, Georgia - police seek public's help
Fri, 11/11/2016 Car Accident Injury rollover crash reported on Interstate 20 in DeKalb County, Georgia
Sat, 11/05/2016 Car Accident One person killed and one injured in single-vehicle crash on Langford Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia
Fri, 10/21/2016 Car Accident Officer trapped inside cruiser following crash on Marietta Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia
Fri, 10/21/2016 Bus Accident Car driver Barrett Murriel, 28, killed, 9 hospitalized in crash with MARTA bus on Campbellton Road in SW Atlanta, Georgia
Wed, 10/19/2016 Car Accident Terrell King, 16, after crashing stolen SUV on top of house on Maxwell Driver in Atlanta, Georgia
Tue, 10/18/2016 Pedestrian Accident Kameelah Easley, 19, killed when vehicle strikes her on Highway 29 in Fairburn, Georgia
Sun, 09/25/2016 Car Accident Jarrett Mumford, 18, Jaylan Mumford, 16, and Ibrahim Sankoh, 18, killed in crash on South Royal Parkway in Union City, Georgia
Fri, 09/23/2016 Drunk Driving Erica Nelson, 31, charged after DUI crash with child in car in Roswell, Georgia
Thu, 09/22/2016 Pedestrian Accident Carolyn Teagle, 61, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Javon Cedric Little in Atlanta, Georgia