Atlanta, GA (October 23, 2021) – On Friday, October 22, a truck accident occurred in Atlanta and led to serious injuries.
According to troopers with the Georgia State Patrol, two SUVs collided, causing a tractor-trailer to jackknife when it braked to avoid hitting them.
The incident blocked all lanes on northbound GA Highway 400 after the split with I-85, along Lenox Road.
Traffic cameras showed first responders were making some progress in beginning to tow the tractor-trailer a bit before 12:30 p.m.
Paramedics and fire crews responded to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. Their conditions are not yet known.
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
Truck accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles that navigate Georgia roads every year. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them.
In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents. These accidents happen due to many reasons but some of the most common include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, it is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side in your time of need.
Being hurt in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the help of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. Truck accidents are some of the most complex claims. This is due to the fact that many parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident on both physical and financial levels.
Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. We will help you obtain compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and more. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you in your time of need.
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.