Suwanee, GA (February 16, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a truck accident that took place on a highway in Suwanee on the morning of Thursday, February 16.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 8 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-985 around the area of exit 4, Buford Drive. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it was involved in a collision with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed away from the scene.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several southbound lanes of traffic until the scene was cleared. This led to delays in the area.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this horrific truck accident.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
No matter what actions take place behind the wheel on your end, the actions of other drivers play a huge role in whether or not you will become involved in an accident. Though we expect truck drivers to pay close attention to the roads around them so that these catastrophic accidents can be prevented, they sometimes continue to occur due to the recklessness of others. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 119,000 people were injured in U.S. truck accidents. If you have been hurt in a truck-related collision that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
How do you get back on your feet after you have sustained serious injuries in a truck accident in Georgia? Many victims are left wondering this every year. A Suwanee truck accident attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your complex claim. There are several parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, which an attorney can help you identify. These include some of the following parties:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck crash, you should be prepared to speak with a Suwanee personal injury lawyer immediately.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you and your family after a life-altering truck accident. The big-name insurance companies employed by truck companies may try to do everything that they can to reduce your recovery after a truck collision. Luckily, our attorneys have years of experience dealing with these claims and will handle yours from start to finish so that you are not left feeling alone. You should never delay when it comes to moving forward with a truck accident claim. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Suwanee at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for 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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