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September 4, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Woman Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on Marietta Blvd 

Atlanta, GA (September 4, 2022) – Around 4:30 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, September 4, a woman was killed in a fatal truck accident in Atlanta. 

Atlanta Police confirmed that the accident happened on Marietta Boulevard near the local Amazon Prime building. An SUV was allegedly traveling in the area when it slammed into the back of a semi-truck due to unknown reasons, causing it to become trapped under the back of the truck. The Ford Escape had to be extricated from the back of the truck. 

Several local responders, including fire crews and Atlanta EMS crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. A woman was extricated from the Escape and sustained traumatic injuries. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene, though her identity has not yet been revealed. 

The roadway was blocked in the area until approximately 6 a.m. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim at this time. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Many people never prepare for the fact that they could become involved in a tractor-trailer accident. However, this is always a reality, especially when you travel on major roads and share the roads with these large vehicles. Trucks weigh as much as 80,000 or more pounds, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. In 2014, it was reported that 155 people were killed in fatal truck accidents due to the negligence of others in Georgia. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Immediately following a truck accident, especially one that has taken a life, you may wonder where you can turn. As you and your family are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects on your own. On top of this, truck accidents can be incredibly complex, especially knowing that there are many laws involved in these accidents. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a truck accident, you should speak with a dedicated Atlanta truck accident attorney that you can trust. 

If you have lost someone close to you in a truck accident, our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you get back on your feet. You will want to speak with an attorney immediately, as you could be barred from bringing a claim in the future if you wait too long. Our attorneys will assist you as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please 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.