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May 21, 2022

Ellenwood, GA – Two Tractor-Trailers Involved in Serious Collision on I-285

Ellenwood, GA (May 21, 2022) – Around 10:57 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, May 21, two tractor-trailers were involved in a serious accident in Ellenwood. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of the I-675 ramp. Photographs taken at the scene showed that a white tractor-trailer was driving in the area when it collided with the back of a red tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the accident. 

On the site of the accident, several local responders were observed assisting those in need. Paramedics treated one or more injured victims at the scene of the accident. The injured victims were then rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

The ramp from I-285 onto I-675 was blocked for an extended period of time in the area. Police urged those traveling through to use Moreland Avenue as an alternate route for some time. 

Local officials are working on their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident. 

Our thoughts go out to those who sustained injuries in this accident, as well as their families, as they work on their recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Every year, handfuls of serious truck accidents take place in the state of Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. In one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Truck accidents within the state can easily lead to vast insurance-related problems, property damages, missed time at work, and even extremely expensive medical care. Many people are unsure about where they can turn after a truck accident, as they do not want to face it on their own. This is why speaking with an attorney is absolutely necessary during these complex times. 

When you or someone you know has been involved in a truck-related accident, it can be a life-altering event for all those involved. Because of this, speaking with a dedicated Ellenwood truck accident lawyer is vital. An attorney will be able to assist you when it comes to many aspects of your case. They can help you show that one or more parties are at fault for your accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

Having the help of an Ellenwood personal injury lawyer on your side at this time can ensure that your rights are being protected. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party. Our attorneys realize how important it is for an attorney to guide you through the legal process, especially if you are vastly unfamiliar with it. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Ellenwood at (888) 688-1924 to find out 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.