Morrow, GA (September 8, 2021) – At 6:40 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, September 8, a tractor-trailer accident occurred on a highway in Morrow.
According to police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 64, Jonesboro Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not fully known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be removed from the scene by tow trucks.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The unidentified victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time, which led to delays until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents happen every year in the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents within the entire country. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, fatigue, and more. Because truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads, these accidents can occur in the blink of an eye. If you have been hurt in a truck-related accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a truck accident is not always an easy thing to face. This is why you may need the help of a Morrow truck accident lawyer on your side during these difficult times. Many serious injuries result from truck accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. These injuries can impact your life in a variety of ways as you attempt to recover from them. You should always have legal help on your side after a truck accident, as these claims can be entirely complex. This is why it is imperative that you seek the immediate help of a Morrow personal injury lawyer.
Morrow Truck Accident Attorneys
If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. You have options during these life-altering times. Please contact an accident attorney in Morrow 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.