Lithonia, GA (January 24, 2022) – A woman was injured in a dump truck rollover crash that happened at a Lithonia intersection on Monday afternoon, January 24.
According to DeKalb County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Rogers Lake Road and South Deshon Road around 1 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, they found that a four-door sedan was flipped into a ditch off the side of the road. A dump truck was rolled over on top of it. This led to extensive damages to the involved sedan.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the truck did not have injuries and was walking around at the scene. The woman in the passenger vehicle was trapped and had to be extricated by fire crews. She was flown to a local hospital by medical helicopter. Her condition is not known at this time but police confirmed that she was lucky to be alive.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, which is why they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic accidents. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the recklessness of others. There are many regulations that dictate truck accident claims, which can make them incredibly complex in nature. Being hurt in a truck accident can completely turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Because of this, you should have the help of an attorney on your side moving forward.
The aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face. Because of this, you should always have the assistance of a Lithonia truck accident attorney on your side moving forward. Another complexity that many individuals face in truck accident claims is attempting to determine who is at fault for your truck accident. Some of the most common parties include the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
You have a variety of options and should have the help of a Lithonia personal injury attorney on your side after an accident.
Lithonia Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a Georgia truck accident. We are well-versed in accident laws and will help you both establish liability and build a strong case against a liable party. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the Georgia legal system. You should never have to stand alone after a truck accident that has led to injuries. Please contact an accident attorney in Lithonia at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you.
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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.