Norcross, GA – Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-85 Near Indian Trl Rd Ends in Injuries
Norcross, GA (October 21, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a tractor-trailer accident that took place on a highway in Norcross on Friday, October 21.
According to Gwinnett County officials, the accident happened at 6:25 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-85 around the area of Indian Trail Road. Two passenger vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they were suddenly struck by a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision. They were treated on scene by EMS crews and then taken to local hospitals for further treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the highway was blocked in the area. This led to delays back toward GA-316 until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Tractor-trailer accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on Georgia roads every year. This is due to the fact that these vehicles are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, weighing as much as 80,000 or more pounds.
After a collision, many people are unaware of what they should do or where they can turn. This is the reality that over 110,000 people face every year in the U.S. who are seriously injured in truck-related accidents. If you are someone who has been affected by a truck accident, you should speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust.
Being hurt in a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face. Speaking with a Norcross truck accident attorney can ensure that your rights are protected after a serious accident. Truck accident claims can be highly complex in nature due to the fact that there are many laws involved in these claims. There are many parties who could be to blame for a truck accident, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck-related accident, you should speak with a dedicated Norcross personal injury lawyer that you can rely on.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys have years of experience handling truck accident claims and we can help you get back on your feet after a serious collision. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Norcross at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you every step of the way.
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