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May 24, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Tractor-Trailer Accident Leads to Serious Injuries on I-20

Atlanta, GA (May 24, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious tractor-trailer collision that took place on a major highway in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, May 24. 

Local officials confirmed that the accident happened around 6:41 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Fulton Industrial Boulevard. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. Both vehicles sustained immense damage as a result of the accident. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released. Atlanta Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. 

Our thoughts go out to those who have sustained injuries as a result of the accident. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Hundreds of thousands of serious truck accidents happen every year in the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents and many others also lost their lives. Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. They typically weigh tens of thousands of pounds more than other vehicles, which puts other drivers at a particular risk. If you are somebody who has sustained injuries in a serious truck accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

The aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face. Because of this, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you every step of the way when it comes to your truck accident claim. You should never have to handle one of these claims on your own, as truck accident claims are very complex in nature. There are many different parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Big trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should immediately speak with a skilled Atlanta truck accident attorney

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources to you along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help 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.