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September 9, 2022

Sandy Springs, GA – Tractor-Trailer Accident with Injuries on I-285

Sandy Springs, GA (September 9, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a tractor-trailer accident that happened on a highway in Sandy Springs on Friday afternoon, September 9. 

According to Sandy Springs Police Department officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-285 around the area of exit 25, Roswell Road. A large tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when the driver slammed into one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damages. 

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

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time following the collision. Police urged those in the area to use an alternate route for some time. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailers are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the state of Georgia. These vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 or more pounds, which means that they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party, you have many options. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times. 

Facing a serious truck accident can affect your life in many ways. You may wonder where you can turn after a truck accident and should speak with a Sandy Springs truck accident attorney as soon as possible. You may be facing feelings of shock, anger, and grief toward those who have caused you harm. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following: 

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

Facing a truck accident on your own can be an impactful time in your life, leaving you with many questions. This is why you should speak with a Sandy Springs personal injury attorney as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side every step of the way after a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming one of these accidents can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Because a truck accident can be difficult to handle on your own, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Sandy Springs at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times. 

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.