Atlanta, GA (September 29, 2021) – At 10:20 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday morning, September 29, a tractor-trailer accident occurred in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 61, Glenwood Avenue. A truck was traveling in the area when it collided with a passenger vehicle in the area. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be removed 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 taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Memorial Drive as an alternate route.
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. Because of this, they are capable of causing immense harm in the event of an accident. Georgia is no stranger to horrific truck accidents, which occur in the blink of an eye at times. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents. These accidents can typically be prevented on our roads. In fact, truck drivers are supposed to take special precautions to abide by safety measures on our roads. Truck drivers spend long periods of time on our roads, which means that they could fall asleep at the wheel or drive distracted. You have many rights if you have been hurt in a truck accident, which is why you should speak with an attorney.
The aftermath of a truck accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you may need the assistance of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side. This is especially true because truck accidents lead to some of the most extensive harm. Injuries stemming from truck accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on crucial time in the workplace. If your life has been turned upside-down by a truck accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer that you can rely on.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
Because a truck accident can affect your life in many ways, our skilled attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after an accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident and offer our help and resources along the way. Speaking with an attorney can lessen the stress that you may be feeling in the midst of one of these highly complex claims. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.