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May 17, 2022

Clarkston, GA – Dump Truck Accident Leads to Injuries on I-285

Clarkston, GA (May 17, 2022) – Around 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, May 17, a dump truck accident with injuries took place on a highway in Clarkston. 

According to Atlanta officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 38, Highway 29. A dump truck was traveling in the area when it collided with the rear of a passenger vehicle that was also traveling in the northbound lanes. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

One left lane of traffic was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims with hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

It is never someone’s goal to become involved in a car accident. However, it happens at times and leads to serious harm to those involved. There are car accidents every single day in Clarkston. In fact, with over 70 car accidents happening every hour in Georgia, hundreds of car accidents occur every single day. There are many common reasons for car accidents on our roads in Georgia, including the following: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you may wonder what options are available for you. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on in your time of need. 

An unfortunate reality is that car accidents will continue to happen across the state as more and more drivers hit our roads. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident that is not your fault, you should know that you have many options moving forward. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on at this time. An attorney will be able to help you gather evidence against another party to show their negligence, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should have the assistance of a Clarkston car accident attorney on your side. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you and your family get back on your feet after an accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. We are committed to every aspect of your claim and will represent you when you need it the most. You should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Clarkston 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.