Jonesboro, GA (December 30, 2021) – In a truck accident that occurred at 5:57 a.m. on Thursday, December 30, at least one person sustained serious injuries.
The accident took place in the northbound lanes of Tara Boulevard around the area of Mt. Zion, according to officials. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with at least one other vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. This caused the tractor-trailer to roll over, which led to extensive damages.
Emergency personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained injuries due to the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
All northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time as a result of the accident.
Local officials continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident. More information will be released as the investigation progresses.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Commercial trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lead to an injurious accident. In one recent year, over 110,000 people were seriously injured as a result of truck accidents in the entirety of the U.S. Thousands of truck accidents actually happen in Georgia every single year due to the reckless acts of others. Though truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still tend to occur due to negligent acts. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident caused by another party, you may wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
Truck accidents are capable of leading to serious injuries and even fatalities in many cases. Because of this, you will need the assistance of a Jonesboro truck accident lawyer. There are many steps that you can take after one of these accidents to ensure that your rights are protected later on down the road. These include some of the following:
- Call 911
- Remain at the accident scene
- Exchange information
- Take photographs
From there, you will want to speak with an attorney as soon as possible so that you can move forward with a claim. You should be prepared to seek the immediate help of a Jonesboro personal injury attorney.
Jonesboro Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after you have been injured in a serious truck accident that is not your fault. We will do everything we can to maximize the compensation you deserve in your time of need. You need a skilled, knowledgeable, and aggressive attorney on your side who can conduct investigations and handle all communications you will have during these complex times. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Jonesboro at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help 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.