Atlanta, GA – Alahna Smith Killed in Tractor-Trailer Collision on Marietta Blvd
Atlanta, GA (September 8, 2022) – On Sunday morning, September 4, a woman was killed in a fatal tractor-trailer crash in Atlanta. She has since been identified by police.
According to local officials, the accident happened on Marietta Boulevard in the morning hours. Police confirmed that a Georgia Tech student was traveling in an SUV in the area when her vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle sustained immense damage as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Atlanta responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the SUV, identified as 22-year-old Alahna Smith, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to severe injuries. Nobody else sustained harm in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes following the crash. Police worked to clear the scene of all debris and damaged vehicles.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Alahna Smith at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Georgia
Large truck accidents may not be the most common accidents that occur on our roads. However, when they do happen, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. For each truck accident that is reported in the U.S. each year, approximately 1.2 fatalities stem from these accidents. Hundreds of people lose their lives in Georgia truck accidents each year due to the negligence of others. The truth is that most large truck accidents are highly preventable but continue to occur due to reckless acts. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust.
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At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal truck crash. Families who endure the loss of a loved one so unexpectedly sometimes incur financial losses that they are unable to deal with on their own. An attorney can help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages such as the following:
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We are here for you during one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options.
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