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August 16, 2022

McDonough, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries on I-75 Near SR-20

McDonough, GA (August 16, 2022) – Around 10:41 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, August 16, a tractor-trailer accident with injuries happened in McDonough. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of SR-20. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when it collided with at least one or more passenger vehicles. The involved vehicles were badly damaged due to the force of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been formally identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions have not been revealed at this time. 

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

The investigation into the collision continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Nobody ever expects to become involved in a truck accident until it has happened to them. Truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. This is due to the fact that trucks weigh tens of thousands of pounds more than other vehicles on our roads. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents due to reckless acts. Georgia is no stranger to these horrific accidents, which land thousands of people in the hospital each year. If you have been hurt in a serious truck accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. 

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face a truck accident on their own. There are many laws to familiarize yourself with, as truck accident claims are known for being incredibly complex. Speaking with a McDonough truck accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. There are actually many parties who could be to blame for a truck accident, which include the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts
  • Cargo loaders

After a truck accident, speaking with a McDonough personal injury attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make, which is why you should do so immediately. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia truck accidents over the years. You have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Having an attorney on your side can help you lessen some of the stress that you may be feeling associated with your claim. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a truck accident attorney in McDonough at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.