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August 18, 2022

Doraville, GA – Truck Accident Leads to Serious Injuries at Buford Hwy & I-285

Doraville, GA (August 18, 2022) – Around 7:55 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, August 18, a truck accident with serious injuries took place in Doraville. 

According to DeKalb County Police Department officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Buford Highway and I-285. A dump truck was traveling in the area when it began to enter the intersection and was involved in a collision with one or more other vehicles. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were treated at the scene by EMS crews and then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment. 

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time, which led to delays until the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Though truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads in Georgia, they still wreak havoc on our roads every year. Large trucks weigh as much as 80,000 or more pounds in the event of an accident, which can lead to extensive and life-altering harm when an accident occurs. In one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Georgia is no stranger to these accidents, which tend to lead to catastrophic injuries. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

The aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face entirely on your own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a Doraville truck accident attorney on your side. Truck accidents are incredibly complex in nature, especially when it comes to proving that another party is at fault for your accident. There are several parties who could be at fault for one of these accidents, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

We will stand by your side every step of the way. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a Doraville personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a truck accident that is not your fault. We have many goals when it comes to helping you and will provide you with the knowledge and resources that you need at this time. Having help from an experienced attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected at this time. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Doraville at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.