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August 23, 2022

McDonough, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision Leads to Injuries on I-75

McDonough, GA (August 23, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a tractor-trailer collision that took place on a highway in McDonough on Tuesday morning, August 23. 

According to McDonough Police Department officials, the accident happened at 9:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of exit 221, Jonesboro Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it crashed into one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained harm as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time, which led to delays. Police urged those in the area to use SR-42 as an alternate route. 

McDonough Police continue their investigation into the collision. 

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

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Every time somebody hits the roads, there is a chance that they could become involved in a truck accident. Truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but they are also in charge of operating vehicles that weigh over 80,000 pounds. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents and Georgia is no stranger to these collisions. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times.

A number of truck accidents every year affect individual’s lives who were not at fault for the accident in the first time. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a skilled McDonough truck accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. Truck accident claims are known for being incredibly complex in nature. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck crash, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies 
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

You should speak with a skilled McDonough personal injury lawyer as soon as possible in the event of a truck accident. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years in Georgia. Only an experienced attorney will be able to take a closer look at the best steps that need to be made when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in McDonough at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your time of need. 

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.