Claudia Jordan Injured in Six-Car Pileup

6/24/2015 3:17 PM PDT

Claudia Jordan -- Injured in Six-Car Pileup (PHOTO)

EXCLUSIVE

Claudia Jordan got caught smack in the middle of a massive pileup Wednesday in Atlanta ... TMZ has learned. 

According to our sources, Jordan and her friend were driving on Interstate 20 when 2 cars in front of them wrecked -- they hit the brakes ... and then got rear-ended by 2 cars. When the dominoes stopped ... a total of 6 cars were involved. 

Our sources say Jordan went to the hospital ... and doctors say she escaped with a bad case of whiplash. 

Not a great week for Claudia -- she just got word she was booted from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."