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March 3, 2022

Duluth, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries in SB Lanes of I-85

Duluth, GA (March 3, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a tractor-trailer collision that took place on a major highway in Duluth on Thursday morning, March 3. 

According to Atlanta officials, the accident happened around 8:19 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of exit 104, Pleasant Hill Road. Two tractor-trailers were traveling in the center lane of traffic when one rear-ended the other. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained front and rear-end damages. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended 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. 

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

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailers are a staple on our highways in Georgia. Especially in Atlanta and surrounding cities, you will see trucks every few seconds on our highways. These vehicles are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, capable of causing catastrophic damages to the vehicles involved in an accident. Every year, it is estimated that approximately 180 to 230 fatal truck accidents take place due to the negligence of others in Georgia.

Many others are seriously injured in these horrific and life-altering accidents. Truck drivers are expected to abide by the rules of the road so that these accidents can be prevented. However, trucking-related crashes continue to happen every year. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, it is time to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Being injured in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Having the assistance of a Duluth tractor-trailer accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a truck accident. Truck accident claims are some of the most complex claims that you may deal with. Several parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

You have options after a truck accident and should have the assistance of a skilled Duluth personal injury attorney on your side. 

Duluth Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after a truck accident that is not your fault. We are well-versed in Georgia truck accident laws and will help you move forward after one of these horrific accidents. There are many laws that can play a role in a truck accident claim and we will help you understand these laws and navigate the legal system. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should always have legal help on your side. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Duluth at (678) 832-0585 for the help you deserve at this time.

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.