Dalton, GA (September 20, 2021) – At 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, September 20, a tractor-trailer collision with injuries occurred on a highway in Dalton.
According to Whitfield County officials, the accident happened on I-75 around the area of exit 328. Several vehicles collided with each other in the area, one of which was identified as a tractor-trailer. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be removed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately 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 of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
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 Georgia roads. This means that, in an accident, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm to other vehicles. It also means that those involved in truck accidents could sustain serious injuries. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the outright negligence of others. Out of these accidents, a large percentage take place in Georgia each year. Truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but truck accidents continue to happen each year. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Being injured in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because of this, you need the help of a Dalton truck accident attorney on your side during these complex times. Because truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads, they are prone to falling asleep at the wheel or engaging in distracted driving. Serious injuries tend to result from these accidents. On top of this, you may have to hold multiple parties liable for your claim. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a Dalton personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Dalton Truck Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to come to terms with your accident, especially if you have never faced one in the past. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Dalton at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have along the way.
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.