Atlanta, GA (September 18, 2021) – At 12:16 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, September 17, a tractor-trailer collision occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Windy Hill Road. A tractor-trailer was driving in the area when the driver collided with a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the left lane of traffic until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Tractor-trailers are known for being some of the largest vehicles on Georgia roads. This means that they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year, leading to immense harm to those involved. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the negligence of others. Truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but these accidents still continue to occur every year. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a truck accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been injured in a collision, you should speak with an Atlanta truck accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. Because truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads, they are more likely to drive distracted or fall asleep at the wheel. Serious injuries result from truck accidents every single year. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you should seek the dedicated help of an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident. Unfortunately, truck accident claims are incredibly complex and it is not always easy to navigate the Georgia legal system. There are many parties who 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 serious truck accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you have help along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.