Atlanta, GA – Tractor-Trailer Crash with Injuries on Old National Hwy
Atlanta, GA (October 12, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a tractor-trailer collision that took place at an intersection in Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, October 12.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened around 1:18 p.m. at the intersection of Old National Highway and Flat Shoals Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damages as a result of the collision.
Atlanta responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt in the accident. The unidentified parties were treated at the scene by EMS crews and then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked at the intersection for some time, which led to major delays until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
When you get behind the wheel of a car, you expect that other drivers will be aware and take precautions on our roads so that accidents can be prevented. However, this does not always happen and accidents sometimes occur before our very eyes. Though truck drivers are thought to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, truck accidents still happen every year and cause extensive damage and injuries. Because tractor-trailers weigh tens of thousands of pounds, they are capable of causing catastrophic harm in an accident. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Moving forward after a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only a skilled Atlanta truck accident attorney can answer. Facing a truck accident claim can be incredibly difficult, as these claims are known for being incredibly complex in nature. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
If you have sustained immense harm in a truck accident, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with a knowledgeable Atlanta personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after your accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after a serious truck accident that is not your fault. You have every right to pursue a claim against a party or parties who have caused you harm in a truck accident. Our attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your claim and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you after a serious truck crash. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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