Stone Mountain, GA (March 22, 2023) – At 8:30 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, March 22, a truck accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Stone Mountain.
According to Stone Mountain Police officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of GA-78 around the area of I-285. Police confirmed that a large box truck was traveling in the area when it was involved in a collision with a black passenger vehicle due to reasons that are still under investigation. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were hurt in the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not entirely known.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to take a moment to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks of any kind are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the state of Georgia. In fact, these vehicles can weigh an astounding 80,000 pounds or more, causing severe damages when they do happen. On top of this, the injuries that stem from truck-related accidents can be catastrophic. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 110,000 people were severely injured in truck accidents, with a percentage of these accidents taking place in Georgia. If your life has been affected by a serious truck crash, it is important that you understand your rights and options moving forward.
Being hurt in a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face. You may know that truck accidents are known for being highly complex in nature due to the many laws that govern tractor-trailer companies. On top of this, there are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
Any of these parties, or several of these parties, could be to blame for the severe damages and harm you have sustained in a truck accident. It is important that you speak with a skilled Stone Mountain truck accident lawyer soon after an accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after a truck crash that was caused by another party. We understand the ins and outs of truck accident laws in Georgia and will stand by your side during these difficult times. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include aspects like medical expenses you have experienced, lost wages from missed work, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Stone Mountain at (888) 688-1924 to find out 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.
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