Atlanta, GA – Tractor-Trailer Crash with Injuries on I-285 Near I-85
Last updated Saturday, March 11th, 2023
Atlanta, GA (March 10, 2023) – At 7:13 a.m. on the morning of Friday, March 10, a tractor-trailer collision with injuries took place in Atlanta.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-285 around the area of I-85. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling in the westbound lanes of traffic when it was involved in a crash with one other passenger vehicle. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision.
Several Atlanta responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in one or more lanes, which led to slight delays in the area until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of individuals are affected by truck accidents every year in the U.S. In one year’s time, somewhere between 180 to 230 people are killed in fatal truck accidents in Georgia on average. Many others are severely injured in these horrific and life-altering collisions. The truth is, truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads. However, they still engage in reckless acts that put other drivers who share our roads at risk. If you have been harmed in a truck accident that was caused by another party, you may be feeling alone and confused. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests as you move forward.
Being hurt in a truck accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, speaking with an Atlanta truck accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet. There are many laws to understand in these claims, making them more complex than others. Many parties could be at fault for a truck collision, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you have the assistance of an Atlanta personal injury attorney on your side at this time.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after your life has been affected by a truck crash. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be on physical, emotional, and financial levels. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages. These include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. These aspects will help you get back on your feet during one of the most difficult times in your life. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to help you in your time of need.
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