Rome, GA (December 28, 2021) – On Tuesday afternoon, December 28, a truck accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Rome.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Martha Berry Boulevard and Fifth Avenue. A dump truck was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a black Chevy Silverado near the Sumo entrance. The vehicles forcefully collided with each other, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the dump truck, who has not yet been identified, was injured as a result of the collision. The injured party was taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on Georgia roads. This means that 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 entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the negligence of others. Truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads in Georgia, which means that drivers sometimes fall asleep at the wheel or even drive distracted. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a life-altering truck accident. Because of this, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to move forward after you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party. If you have sustained harm in a truck accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Rome truck accident attorney that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. Many parties could actually be at fault for your accident, including some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you have the option. You should be prepared to speak with a Rome personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Rome Truck Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a truck accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Rome at (888) 579-1790 for more information on 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.