Atlanta, GA (January 10, 2022) – On Monday evening, January 10, a truck accident with injuries occurred on a major roadway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 52, I-675. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, a red alert was issued in the area and all lanes were blocked for some time. Police urged those in the area to use I-20 as an alternate route.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the state of Georgia. Because of this, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents. Georgia is no stranger to these accidents, which lead to severe harm every year when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. All traffic accidents have the ability to cause extensive harm; however, trucks are capable of causing immense harm in an accident. If you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by another party, it is crucial that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
Truck accidents can be incredibly severe in nature, which is why you should have the help of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side to help you. Because these claims are known for being incredibly complex in nature, an attorney will be able to help you come to terms with your accident and become familiar with Georgia accident laws. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by another party, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. You should know that there are deadlines to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim. On top of this, there are things that you should and should not do when it concerns the insurance company. You have options moving forward after a truck accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.