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October 4, 2022

Jonesboro, GA – Bus Accident with Injuries at Tara Blvd & Battle Creek Rd 

Jonesboro, GA (October 4, 2022) – Around 6:41 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, October 4, a bus accident with injuries took place at a Jonesboro intersection. 

According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Tara Boulevard and Battle Creek Road. Police confirmed that a Marta bus was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a passenger vehicle. The vehicles collided with each other, causing extensive damages. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Two right lanes of traffic were blocked at the intersection for some time. This led to extensive delays in the area. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery. 

Bus Accidents in Georgia

Buses are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads in Georgia. This means that, in the event of an accident, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. Buses are common carriers, which means that care must be utilized by drivers at all times. A common carrier driver is expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that passengers can be protected from a severe accident. Hundreds of bus-related accidents happen every year in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. If you have sustained immense harm in a bus-related crash, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

When somebody decides to operate their vehicle in a reckless fashion, it can lead to immense harm. Bus drivers are trained so that accidents do not happen as commonly involving these vehicles. Serious injuries tend to result from bus crashes, such as the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Paralysis
  • Burns

If you have been seriously injured in a bus crash, you may find that it feels impossible to get back to normal everyday life. Your injuries might hold you back, as well as the many bills that keep piling up against you. Speaking with a Jonesboro personal injury attorney can help you get back on your feet during these challenging times. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious accident, including bus crashes. Our attorneys have years of experience handling accident claims and will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a bus accident attorney in Jonesboro 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.