Atlanta, GA (March 9, 2023) – Before 9 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, March 9, a rear-end collision with injuries took place at an intersection in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Hollowell Parkway and Lowery Boulevard. Police confirmed that a Penske box truck was traveling through the intersection when it slammed into the back of a white vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. Both vehicles sustained damage in the accident.
Several Atlanta responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. EMS crews were seen assisting those injured at the scene. 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 at the intersection for some time. Police worked to quickly clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
The aftermath of a truck crash can be a difficult thing to face, especially if a truck collision has happened so unexpectedly. Because trucks of any kind can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, they are capable of causing extensive harm to those involved in these collisions. In just one recent year in the U.S., it is estimated that over 119,000 people were seriously injured in truck-related crashes caused by others. When a truck driver or a company acts in a reckless manner, a truck crash could happen within seconds. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times.
Where do you turn after you have been involved in a truck accident caused by another party? Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident lawyer can ensure that your rights are being protected during these challenging times. A truck accident lawyer will be able to help you hold any parties liable who could have had a role in your accident, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
You may find that a truck accident claim is incredibly complex. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible about your available options.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, our team takes pride in every aspect of your claim and will help you get back on your feet when you need it the most. We will do everything we can to maximize your compensation and will not settle for a low amount when it comes to settling with the insurance company. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. We will stand by your side in your dire time of need. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to help you when you need our help the most.
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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