East Point, GA (October 21, 2021) – On Thursday morning, October 21, a tractor-trailer collision with injuries occurred in East Point.
According to local police, the accident happened on I-285 around the area of Washington Road. A truck hauling a flatbed with lumber on the back was traveling in the area around 10:30 a.m. when it struck another tractor-trailer hauling candles. A silver SUV was traveling between the two vehicles and was pinned in between them. It is believed that a third tractor-trailer was also involved in the crash. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One of the tractor-trailer drivers received burns but is expected to make a recovery. Minor injuries were reported in other parties.
Due to the severity of the accident, all southbound lanes of traffic were blocked until approximately 3:20 p.m. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
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
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads throughout the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents. Georgia is no stranger to these accidents. Being hurt in a truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, you should have the help of a dedicated legal advocate on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident on their own. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should speak with a knowledgeable East Point truck accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. These claims can be entirely complex in nature. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should have the help of an East Point personal injury lawyer on your side.
East Point Truck Accident Attorneys
Because the aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to handle, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident that is not your fault. These claims can affect your life in many ways and you may need the help of a legal advocate on your side to provide you with the necessary resources to move forward. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in East Point 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.