Atlanta, GA (September 7, 2021) – At 6:53 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, September 7, a truck accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta.
According to police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Riverdale Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction crash with a tractor-trailer. The accident led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Two or more people were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
A travel advisory was issued in the area and most lanes except for one were blocked. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
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
Because trucks are some of the largest vehicles that navigate Georgia roads, they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in these horrific accidents. In fact, over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents within the U.S. in just one recent year. These accidents can typically be prevented when drivers and companies alike work together to take special precautions when driving. The aftermath of a truck accident can be a challenging thing to face, especially because these claims can be entirely complex. If you have sustained harm in a truck accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident on their own. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you will need the help of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side who can help you along the way. Many parties can be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. Holding a party liable is not always an easy thing to do following an accident. An Atlanta personal injury attorney will know the ins and outs of your claim and can help you as you move forward.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
Our 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 an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Speaking with an attorney can lessen the stress that you may be feeling after a truck accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects so that you can move forward 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.
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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.