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September 12, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Tanker Truck Accident on I-85 Near Indian Trl Rd 

Atlanta, GA (September 12, 2022) – Around 12 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, September 12, a tanker truck accident occurred in Atlanta that led to injuries. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Indian Trail Road. A truck was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The center lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. This led to delays until the scene could be cleared. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents can change your life forever in the blink of an eye. Nobody ever expects that, when they get behind the wheel of a car, they will become involved in a truck accident that is not their fault. Unfortunately, this is the reality that many face each year even when truck drivers are supposed to watch the roads around them at all times. In 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. If you have sustained harm in a truck accident that was caused by another party, speaking with a skilled legal advocate can ensure that your rights are being protected. 

If a truck accident has affected your life in many ways, you may wonder what options you have. Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make during these difficult times. An attorney will be well-versed in Georgia truck accident laws and can help you navigate the complex legal system for the first time. You may be sitting on a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the assistance of an attorney on your side. Speaking with an Atlanta personal injury attorney is in your best interests during these challenging times. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have handled many truck accident claims in the past and are prepared to help you in your time of need. Bringing any type of personal injury claim can come with complications that you may not be prepared for. Our attorneys will help you lessen some of the stress that is associated with your claim. You may discover that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We will stand by your side when you need our help the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for 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.