Atlanta, GA (March 16, 2023) – A dump truck accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Atlanta on the morning of Thursday, March 16.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at 10:40 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of I-20. Police confirmed that a dump truck was traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when it was involved in a collision with one or more passenger vehicles due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles were severely damaged in the accident.
Several Atlanta responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt in the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, there were delays in the area for some time. Police worked to quickly clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
No matter the type of truck crash, these accidents tend to be some of the most severe on our roads. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic damage. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., it was estimated that over 119,000 people were injured in truck-related accidents caused by others. Most truck accidents can be prevented when drivers are paying close attention to the roads and companies do not negligently hire. If you have been hurt in a truck crash that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident on their own, especially knowing that severe injuries tend to stem from these accidents. You will likely find that facing a truck accident claim can be incredibly complex in nature. These claims tend to be tough to handle on your own. There are many parties who could be at fault in the midst of a truck crash, which include the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
You have many options if you have been hurt in a truck accident. Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident attorney is in your best interests.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. We want to ensure that you have the strongest evidence possible so that your recovery is maximized as much as it can be. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the complex legal system in Georgia for the first time. We believe that you should never have to face a complicated truck accident claim entirely on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time.
Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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