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June 9, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries in EB Lanes of I-20

Atlanta, GA (June 9, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious tractor-trailer collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on Thursday morning, June 9. 

According to local officials, the accident happened around 9:53 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of exit 49, Fulton Industrial Boulevard. A truck driver was traveling in the area when the driver lost control due to unknown reasons, causing the truck to collide with one or more passenger vehicles. The vehicles involved in the collision sustained severe damage as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders 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 were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their current conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time, which led to delays. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.

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

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailer accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, weighing over 80,000 pounds in some cases. In one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured as a result of truck accidents. The truth is that many of these accidents have devastating consequences. As the victim of a truck accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Being hurt in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why you should have the help of an Atlanta truck accident attorney on your side. An attorney can help you prove that a truck driver or company was acting in a negligent fashion when your accident occurred. There are many parties who could actually be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

You have options after a truck accident that has led to injuries. This is why you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury attorney in your time of need. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have sustained immense losses due to a truck accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that you do not have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a truck accident on your own. Our attorneys are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help 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.