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March 18, 2022

Tucker, GA – Serious Car Accident with Injuries on US-78 Near Brockett Rd

Tucker, GA (March 18, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major roadway in Tucker on Friday morning, March 18. 

According to local officials, the accident happened at 6:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of US-78 around the area of Brockett Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes of traffic when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to become involved in a chain-reaction collision. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time. 

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in all westbound lanes for an extended period of time. Police issued a temporary red alert and urged those in the area to use Highway 29 as an alternate route. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents occur every day in the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are severe and life-altering in nature. In just one day, it is estimated that approximately 1,720 drivers are involved in car accidents in Georgia. This means that up to 70 drivers could be hurt in just one hour. Hundreds of thousands of individuals are hurt in these accidents each year. Car accidents happen in many areas but our major highways are known for being some of the most common and dangerous. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Even though car accidents are common, some are more severe than others. If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should speak with a Tucker car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. What follows a car accident can be a lifelong journey toward recovery, depending on how severe the injuries are. You will need the help of an attorney on your side to prove that the following aspects were present in your claim: 

  • A driver owed a duty of care
  • A driver breached the duty of care
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should speak with a Tucker personal injury lawyer that you can rely on. 

Tucker Car Accident Attorneys

Our knowledgeable and compassionate attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you and your family after a Georgia car accident. It can be difficult to get started on your claim, especially if you are unfamiliar with accident laws and have never sustained an accident in the past. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We are here for you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Tucker at (678) 832-0585 for more information on what options are available 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. 

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.