Smyrna, GA (December 23, 2021) – At 4:21 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, December 23, a truck accident occurred on a highway in Smyrna.
According to Cobb County Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-285 around the area of South Atlanta Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles. The involved vehicles sustained severe damages and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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, which means that they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. These accidents can typically be prevented but continue to occur due to the outright reckless acts of others. In one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were injured as a result of truck accidents. Truck drivers are supposed to pay close attention to the roads but this does not always occur, which is why these catastrophic collisions happen every year. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
Being injured in a truck accident can turn your life upside-down. This is why you should have the skilled help of a legal advocate on your side.
The aftermath of a truck accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should have the assistance of a Smyrna truck accident lawyer on your side. Truck accidents can be highly complex in nature. Truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads, which means that they could drive distracted or fall asleep at the wheel. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident caused by another party, you have options. You should have the assistance of a Smyrna personal injury attorney on your side at this time.
Smyrna Truck Accident Attorneys
Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those who have been hurt in serious truck accidents. 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 are well-versed in truck accident laws in Georgia. We will stand by your side as you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Smyrna at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist 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.