Atlanta, GA (September 16, 2021) – At 7:28 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, September 16, a serious tractor-trailer accident occurred in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of exit 260, Windy Hill Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when a pickup truck slammed into it due to reasons that are not yet known. The pickup truck sustained severe front-end damage. The involved vehicles had to be removed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals, though their conditions are not yet known.
Four right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use Highway 41 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.
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 our roads. This means that they are capable of causing immense harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in these accidents every year. 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. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to negligent reasons. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is imperative that you have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Because the aftermath of a truck accident can impact your life in many ways, you should speak with an Atlanta truck accident lawyer that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of a complex truck accident claim. The truth is, many parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. It is up to you to show that one of these parties was at fault for your accident. If you can prove this, you can be successful in moving forward with a claim. It is crucial that you speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys
Our knowledgeable attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a truck crash that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Speaking with an attorney can lessen the stress that you may be feeling after a truck crash. We are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. 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.