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April 1, 2022

Lawrenceville, GA – Injuries Reported in Truck Rollover Crash on I-85

Lawrenceville, GA (April 1, 2022) – Around 6 p.m. on Friday evening, April 1, injuries were reported in a truck rollover crash in Lawrenceville. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of the I-985 split. According to police, a Department of Safety Motor Carrier Compliance Department vehicle was traveling in the area near mile marker 113. The officer was attempting to help at the scene of a reckless motorcycle event. While the Compliance Department officer was attempting to pull over, their vehicle struck a tractor-trailer in the area. This caused the tractor-trailer to overturn, where it then caught on fire. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Both drivers involved in the accident sustained injuries as a result of the collision. They are both expected to recover from these injuries. 

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

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

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accident are known for being some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads in Georgia. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads that are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm. In one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the outright reckless acts of others. The harm that is caused by a truck accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need. 

Being hurt in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. You may be left with a variety of questions that only a skilled attorney will be able to help you answer. Truck accident claims are known for being some of the most complex cases. This is due to the fact that many different parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party, you should speak with a skilled Lawrenceville truck accident attorney who can help you every step of the way. 

Lawrenceville Truck Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a truck accident in Georgia. We understand how overwhelming truck accidents can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected when you need it the most. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Lawrenceville at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist 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.