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March 8, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injuries Reported in Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-20

Atlanta, GA (March 8, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a tractor-trailer accident that happened on a major highway in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, March 8. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 59, Boulevard. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the westbound lanes around 5 a.m. when it became involved in a forceful collision with at least one other vehicle. Police did not comment on the exact circumstances leading up to the accident but both vehicles sustained damages as a result. 

Several responders, including Atlanta paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to assist those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. 

Due to the severity of the crash, several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. 

The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Out of the hundreds of thousands of collisions that happen every year in Georgia, only a small percentage are truck accidents. However, these accidents are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents caused by others. Georgia is no stranger to these accidents, which commonly take place on our major highways where trucks are most prevalent. If you have been seriously injured in a Georgia truck accident, you may wonder what options you have. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney in your time of need. 

The injuries and other damages that stem from a truck accident can be life-altering and even deadly. Taking action immediately is necessary, which is why you should seek the help of an Atlanta truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. Only an experienced law firm will be able to help you achieve the compensation that you need to get back on your feet. Several parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

An attorney can help you identify all liable parties, meet deadlines in your claim, and also answer any burning questions that you may have regarding truck accident cases. You should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer soon after your accident for the best results. 

Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia truck accidents over the years. We have years of experience handling truck accident cases and the resources that you need to move forward after one of these accidents. We understand how complex a truck accident claim can be, which is why you should never be left to handle it on your own. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (678) 832-0585 to find out how we can help you. 

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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.