Decatur, GA (September 30, 2021) – At 7:58 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, September 30, a tractor-trailer crash with injuries occurred in Decatur.
According to local police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 48, Flat Shoals Road. A passenger vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer due to unknown reasons, causing it to jackknife in the middle lane of traffic. This led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Only the right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for some time after the accident. Police urged those in the area to use I-20 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
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, which means that they are capable of causing immense harm in the event of an accident. Many people are injured and even killed in truck accidents every year in the state of Georgia. The truth is, many of these accidents can be prevented on our roads but continue to happen due to negligence. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., it is estimated that approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered damages due to a truck accident, you have many options available for you. It is important that you have the assistance of an accident attorney on your side.
Facing the aftermath of a truck accident is never an easy thing to do. This is especially true due to the fact that truck accident claims tend to be more deeply-involved and complex than other claims. If you have been hurt in an accident, you should have a Decatur truck accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you identify what parties are liable for your accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have been hurt in one of these collisions and believe that another party is to blame, it is up to you to show that another party is liable. It is crucial that you speak with a Decatur personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Decatur Truck Accident Attorneys
If you have sustained losses due to a truck accident in Georgia, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how devastating and traumatic a truck accident can be. Our attorneys are here to assist you as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay bills on your own after being hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.