Atlanta, GA (March 8, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a truck accident that took place on a highway in Atlanta on the morning of Wednesday, March 8.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of North Druid Hills Road at 9:30 a.m. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling on the highway in the area when it became involved in a collision with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties in the other vehicles sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
One lane of traffic was blocked in the area, which led to slight delays after the accident until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Truck accidents may not be the most common accidents that happen on our roads, but they still continue to happen every single day in Georgia. Though we expect that truck drivers will be some of the safest drivers on our roads, a collision can still happen in a second due to a road mistake. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., it is estimated that approximately 119,000 people were injured in truck accidents due to the carelessness of others. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Truck accidents tend to be some of the most devastating accidents that happen on our roads due to their extensive size. Because of this, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of an Atlanta truck accident attorney soon after your accident. An attorney will be able to help you through these complex times, as truck accident claims are not always easy to handle on your own. On top of this, there could be many parties at fault for your truck accident, such as any of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
Speaking with an Atlanta truck personal injury attorney can put you on the right path toward results after a truck accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you and your family after a serious truck accident. We want to help you get back on your feet after an accident, as we understand how stressful it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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.
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