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May 24, 2022

Decatur, GA – Dump Truck Crash at Clairmont Rd & Decatur Rd 

Decatur, GA (May 24, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious dump truck accident that took place at an intersection in Decatur on Tuesday morning, May 24. 

According to police, the accident happened around 6:18 a.m. at the intersection of Clairmont Road and Decatur Road near the area of Emory University. Police confirmed that a dump truck was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a passenger vehicle. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene. Police urged those in the area to use Clifton Road as an alternate route until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents have been increasing on our roads in Georgia over the years, even when we do everything in our power to prevent them. The unfortunate fact is that these accidents are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm when they do occur. This is due to the fact that they weigh tens of thousands more pounds than other vehicles on our roadways. These accidents lead to serious injuries to those involved. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Speaking with a Decatur truck accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. Truck accident claims are known for being some of the most complex claims, which means that you should never move forward without the help of an attorney. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Large truck companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, you should know that you have a variety of options moving forward. Speaking with a Decatur personal injury lawyer is in your best interests. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Decatur at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help 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.