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April 27, 2022

Dawson, GA – Semi-Truck Collision at GA-82 & GA-520 Intersection

Dawson, GA (April 27, 2022) – One person was injured in a semi-truck accident that took place at an intersection in Dawson on Wednesday morning, April 27. 

According to local officials, the accident happened before 10 a.m. at the intersection of GA-82and GA-520. A semi-truck was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a passenger vehicle. The passenger vehicle was pulled under the trailer, which led to extensive damage. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The woman in the passenger vehicle was rushed to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital with injuries. She is expected to recover from her injuries. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

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

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads in the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roadways. In fact, tractor-trailers tend to be as much as 80,000 pounds heavier than passenger vehicles. In just one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the negligent acts of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common and dangerous places. If you have been hurt in a semi-truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Truck accident claims are known for being some of the most complex claims. Because of this, you should speak with a Dawson truck accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you gather the necessary evidence and meet deadlines that are required of you. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident in Georgia, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a serious truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a Dawson personal injury lawyer immediately. 

Dawson Truck Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates, we have diligently assisted those injured in serious Georgia truck accidents over the years. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims for victims. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. We are here for you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Dawson 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.