Morrow, GA (December 30, 2021) – On the morning of Thursday, December 30, a tractor-trailer accident occurred on a highway in Morrow.
Local officials in Atlanta reported that the collision happened at 4:46 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 near Jonesboro Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area near exit 64 when, for reasons that are not yet known, it collided with one or more passenger vehicles. This led to extensive damages to the vehicles.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were present at the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene. Police urged those traveling in the area to use Highway 29 as an alternate route.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Large tractor-trailers hit the road every day in the state of Georgia, traveling hundreds of miles to their destinations. We see a large percentage of trucks in Georgia every year. However, with large trucks come serious accidents as well. In just one recent year in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people sustained severe injuries as a result of these horrific accidents. Truck drivers and companies are expected to be as safe as possible on our roads so that truck accidents can be prevented but this does not always happen. If you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
If somebody else has caused your truck accident, you have the right to recover compensation. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a Morrow truck accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Severe and even catastrophic injuries tend to stem from truck accidents, including some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
Many people who have been hurt in these accidents will sustain immense medical bills and might not be able to return to the workplace. Because of this, you should seek the assistance of a Morrow personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Morrow Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have successfully recovered compensation for hundreds of clients who have been hurt in truck accidents over the years. We understand that truck accidents can have a huge effect on every aspect of your life. We are committed to your claim and will represent you every step of the way when it comes to every aspect of your claim. We will help you obtain the compensation you deserve in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Morrow 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.