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April 22, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries on SR-166

Atlanta, GA (April 22, 2022) – Around 7:54 a.m. on Friday morning, April 22, a tractor-trailer collision took place on a highway in Atlanta. 

According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of SR-166 around the area of Dodson Drive. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved were badly damaged and pulled over on the shoulder of the road. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailer accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads every year. This is due to the fact that tractor-trailers are so large compared to other vehicles that navigate our roads. In one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers. They go through training before hitting our roads. However, truck accidents still continue to happen every single year. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a truck accident can be a challenging thing to face on your own. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why you should speak with an Atlanta truck accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you gather evidence and meet deadlines that are required of you. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an Atlanta personal injury lawyerimmediately. 

Atlanta Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources every step of the way. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You should never have to stand alone after a serious truck crash. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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.