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August 25, 2022

Stonecrest, GA – Injuries Reported in Truck Accident on I-20

Stonecrest, GA (August 25, 2022) – Around 8:48 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, August 24, a truck accident with injuries took place in Stonecrest. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Panola Road (exit 71). A tractor-trailer was traveling on the highway in the area when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and Stonecrest responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.

The right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for a period of time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared. 

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident. 

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

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in Georgia every single year. In fact, truck accidents in Georgia average approximately 180 to 230 fatalities every single year. However, it is important to note that these accidents are more likely to lead to injuries for those involved. Though truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still happen each year due to the reckless acts of others. Being hurt in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways, leaving you with many questions that you cannot answer on your own. You should speak with a dedicated attorney soon after you have been affected by a truck accident. 

Being hurt in a truck accident can be a challenging time in your life. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Stonecrest truck accident attorney on your side in your time of need. An attorney understands how complex truck accident claims can be and how they can affect every aspect of your life. There are many parties who could be at fault for your accident, including the following: 

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

If you have been seriously injured as a result of a truck accident, you should speak with a dedicated Stonecrest personal injury attorney in your time of need. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a truck collision that was caused by another party. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own and offer our help and resources along the way. These claims are known for being more complex than your typical accident claim, which is why you should have the help of an attorney on your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Stonecrest at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you along the way. 

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.