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August 30, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Three Injured in Semi-Truck Accident in WB Lanes of I-285

Atlanta, GA (August 30, 2022) – On Monday, August 29, three people were hurt in a semi-truck accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta.

According to Atlanta Police officials, the accident happened in the afternoon hours in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of Ashford Dunwoody Road. A semi-truck was traveling in the area when, for reasons that are not fully known, it collided with four passenger vehicles in a chain-reaction crash. The involved vehicles sustained immense damage as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in all lanes of traffic for several hours as police worked to clear the scene. This led to extensive delays in the area. 

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

We offer our warmest sympathies to those injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents have been happening more commonly than ever before in the state of Georgia over recent years. Though these accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads, they lead to extensive harm when they do occur. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck-related accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Truck drivers are known for being incredibly safe but truck crashes still happen all the time within the state of Georgia. If you have sustained harm in a truck accident caused by another party, you should speak with a dedicated attorney in your time of need. 

Facing the aftermath of a truck accident can be a scary time in your life, especially if you have been seriously injured in a collision. Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident attorney can help you through these difficult times. An attorney will be able to help you get back on your feet financially as you focus on your physical recovery caused by an accident. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, such as the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyer that you can rely on. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after you have been hurt in a life-altering truck accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident due to their carelessness. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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.