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August 17, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Injury Accident Involving Truck on I-85 Near N Druid Hills Rd 

Atlanta, GA (August 17, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a truck accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Wednesday morning, August 17. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at 9:22 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of North Druid Hills Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident. Police later confirmed that one of those vehicles was a truck when they arrived at the scene. 

Several responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues. 

Our thoughts are with the parties who have suffered from injuries in this accident.

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailers are known for being some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads in Georgia. Trucks are a necessity on our roads due to the fact that they take goods from one destination to another so that consumers can make purchases on the shelves of their favorite shops. However, it is important to note that hundreds of thousands of serious truck accidents take place every year. In fact, in just 2020, over 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents throughout the entire U.S. Many victims of truck accidents do not know where they should turn after a truck accident, which is where speaking with a legal advocate comes in. 

Moving forward after a truck accident is never an easy thing to do, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Speaking with a dedicated Atlanta truck accident attorney is in your best interests after an accident. One of the most complex parts of bringing a truck accident claim is trying to prove who is at fault for your accident. These could include any of the following parties: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a serious truck accident, speaking with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer can ensure that your rights are being protected. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to stand by your side after a truck accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming one of these accidents can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Facing a truck accident can leave you feeling stressed at times, which is why you should seek legal help as soon as possible after your accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.