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June 13, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injuries Reported in Truck Accident on The Perimeter near Ashford Dunwoody Rd

Atlanta, GA (June 13, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious truck accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Monday morning, June 13. 

According to Atlanta officials, the accident happened at 6:43 a.m. in the westbound lanes of The Perimeter around the area of Ashford Dunwoody Road, exit 29. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more vehicles due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles sustained heavy damage as a result of the accident. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Only two lanes of traffic were open in the area for some time, which led to extensive delays. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts are with the parties who sustained injuries as a result of the collision. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads. They are in charge of driving vehicles that weigh as much as 80,000 pounds on our major highways and in many other places. There are millions of truck drivers on our roads at any given time. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Being involved in a truck accident can be a catastrophic and life-altering event that you are not prepared for. Because of this, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has handled these types of cases in the past. 

Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident can be a life-altering event. You may wonder how you can move forward during these difficult times, which is why you should seek the immediate help of an Atlanta truck accident lawyer. There are many people who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

Any one of these parties, or even several parties, could be to blame for a truck accident. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Our skilled and compassionate attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after a truck crash that is not your fault. It is true that no amount of money can change the fact that you have been involved in a truck accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level as you deal with the physical implications of an accident. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident, you have options. It is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you in your time of need. 

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.