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July 21, 2022

Wildwood, GA – Tractor-Trailer Accident Leads to Injuries on I-24

Wildwood, GA (July 21, 2022) – Sources reported that a tractor-trailer accident with injuries took place on a major highway in Wildwood on Thursday night, July 21. 

According to Dade County officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-24 around the area of mile marker 299. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the eastbound lanes of traffic when it collided with one or more passenger vehicles due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained severe damage as a result of the crash. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more parties sustained injuries as a result of the crash. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police urged those in the area to use caution until the scene was fully cleared. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in Georgia. These accidents tend to have some of the most devastating consequences of all when it comes to collisions. Though truck drivers are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, truck accidents still occur in the blink of an eye. Truck drivers spend long days on the road before them, which means that an accident is more likely to occur. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, you should speak with a legal advocate that you can rely on. 

The sheer size of a truck alone can pose a hazard on the roads. Trucks can weigh tens of thousands of pounds, which means that a truck accident can lead to catastrophic damages. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured as a result of truck accidents. There are many severe injuries that stem from truck accidents, including some of the following: 

  • Neck and back injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Broken bones
  • Burns

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss time at work. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a Wildwood personal injury attorney immediately. 

At Monge & Associates, we have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. Filing a claim against an at-fault party can ensure that you achieve the results you deserve in your time of need. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of economic and non-economic damages after an accident. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Wildwood at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need. 

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.