Rome, GA – Seven-Vehicle Crash Involving Truck in EB Lanes of US-411
Rome, GA (August 26, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place in Rome on Thursday afternoon, August 25.
According to Floyd County officials, the accident happened around 4:02 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of US-411 around the area of the Loop. A total of seven vehicles, including a tractor-trailer that was carrying logs, collided with each other in a chain-reaction crash. The truck rolled over after becoming involved in the accident, throwing logs all over the highway in the area. The vehicles involved in the crash sustained severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained multiple injuries as a result of the crash. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope that they will receive a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents in Georgia are typically fender-benders but they can be incredibly severe, at times. In one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 125,000 people were sent to Georgia hospitals due to severe accidents. Though many of these accidents involve passenger vehicles, some involve large tractor-trailers. Drivers of trucks are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but these accidents still continue to happen every single day. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a truck accident can be a challenging thing to face on your own. Speaking with a Rome truck accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. Truck accident claims are known for being highly complex in nature. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, which include the following:
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
- Truck drivers
If you have sustained harm in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a Rome personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after a truck accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and physical levels after an accident. When a truck crash has impacted your life, an attorney will be able to help you and protect your rights. We will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up after a truck accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Rome at (888) 688-1924 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.
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