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May 12, 2022

Newnan, GA – Tractor-Trailer Collision on I-85 Near Poplar Rd 

Newnan, GA (May 12, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a severe tractor-trailer collision that took place on a major highway in Newnan on Thursday morning, May 12. 

Coweta County officials confirmed that the accident happened around 7:26 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Poplar Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when the driver lost control due to unknown reasons. The truck collided with one or more passenger vehicles, which led to extensive damages. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Emergency responders confirmed that one or more parties were hurt in the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

Our thoughts go out to those who have sustained injuries in this truck crash. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Large trucks are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. In fact, many people are injured as a result of these accidents every single year. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were hurt in truck accidents due to the recklessness of others and Georgia is no stranger to these accidents. Because trucks are tens of thousands of pounds heavier than passenger vehicles, they are capable of causing the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a truck accident, you should always have the assistance of an attorney on your side. 

A truck accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever dealt with. Because of this, you should have the help of a Newnan truck accident attorney on your side who can help you after an accident. An attorney will help you prove that another party is at fault for your accident. These could include any of the following parties: 

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

If you have been hurt in a life-altering truck crash, you should understand that there are many options for you. This is why it is time to speak with a Newnan personal injury attorney. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you through one of the most difficult times in your life when a truck accident has occurred. We believe that you should never have to deal with a claim as you are facing severe injuries that have left you in a difficult position. Facing the stressful aftermath of a truck accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should act quickly and speak with an attorney. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Newnan at (888) 688-1924 to find out 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.