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July 7, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Rollover Collision Involving Semi-Truck in SB Lanes of I-85

Atlanta, GA (July 7, 2022) – Around 6 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, July 7, a rollover accident with injuries occurred in Atlanta. 

According to Atlanta authorities, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of the Pleasant Hill Road exit. A semi-truck, SUV, and a passenger vehicle were involved in the accident. It is not known what caused the vehicles to collide with each other, though the vehicles were extensively damaged as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. One or more parties sustained injuries in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene so major delays would end. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties injured in this accident. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailers are not involved in as many accidents as other vehicles on our roads in Georgia. However, these accidents still occur every year within the state and beyond. In fact, in just one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads who are trained to operate these 80,0000-pound vehicles. However, truck accidents still happen every single day when drivers make mistakes on our roads. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

There is a good chance that you have sustained injuries if you have been involved in a truck accident. This means that you could have an incredibly long recovery ahead of you. Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

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

If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you and your family after a serious truck accident. In many instances, you will be able to gather evidence that can help you show that another party is at fault for your accident. Having the assistance of an attorney on your side can lessen some of the stress that you may be feeling, as well as help you to answer questions that you may have along the way. We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you 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. 

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.