Atlanta, GA (October 22, 2021) – At 11:35 a.m. on the morning of Friday, October 22, a tractor-trailer collision occurred on a major highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of GA-400 around the area of exit 2, Lenox Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with a passenger vehicle for reasons that are not yet known. The tractor-trailer then jackknifed in the middle of the road. The vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched 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.
Due to the severity of the collision, all lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Peachtree Road 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 known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Because of this, they are capable of causing some of the most immense harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the outright recklessness of others. Truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads. However, truck accidents still happen every year due to negligent reasons. If you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by another party, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Being hurt in a truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Truck accident claims can be entirely complex, which is why you should always have the help of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side. Many different parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. The injuries that result from truck accidents can sometimes leave you feeling helpless and concerned. You may have a long road to recovery before you. Because of this, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been injured in 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 assist you every step of the way as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.