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Last updated Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
Atlanta, GA (January 20, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a serious tractor-trailer collision that took place on a highway in Atlanta on the morning of Friday, January 20.
According to Fulton County officials, the accident happened around 10:44 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of I-85. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it was involved in a collision with two passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties inside the vehicles were hurt in the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the injured parties with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. As such, drivers must take special precautions on our roads if they want to operate one of these large vehicles that can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Nobody ever expects that a truck driver will make a simple mistake on our roads that can lead to such catastrophic harm. However, this is the reality that so many individuals face every year. In fact, in one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 119,000 people were seriously injured in Georgia truck accidents. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, speaking with an attorney should be one of the first steps that you take after seeking medical attention.
Moving forward after a truck accident is never easy to do, especially if you have sustained immense harm in an accident. Speaking with an Atlanta truck accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet during these difficult times. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, which include the following:
If you have sustained harm in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a skilled Atlanta personal injury attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a truck accident is never an easy thing to face. This is why our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you every step of the way after a truck crash. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the complex Georgia legal system for the first time. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you obtain the compensation that you deserve during these difficult times. These include damages such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you during these challenging times.
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.
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