Atlanta, GA (April 14, 2019) – Police responded to the scene of a firetruck accident involving another motor vehicle that took place on I-20 and blocked several lanes of traffic.
According to authorities, the accident took place this morning around 7:30 a.m. at the Thornton Road exit. The accident started when two motor vehicles collided on the highway and moved off to the right shoulder.
Cobb County fire stopped to help at the scene. That’s when another driver came passing through the area and rear-ended the firetruck off the side of the road. This caused both the firetruck and the vehicle to catch on fire.
One person was reportedly injured and taken to the hospital with injuries.
Police continue their investigation of the accident.
Our warmest thoughts are extended to those who have been injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
When a motor vehicle driver is not paying attention to those stopped on the roads and an accident results, there is a chance that injured parties could hold the distracted party liable for their actions. Hundreds of accidents take place every week in Georgia due to distracted driving, which is why it remains at the top of the reasons for accidents across our state. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident in Georgia due to negligent reasons, it might be time to speak with an attorney.
Luckily for you, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have handled many cases like these and are willing to stand by your side as you work toward compensation. It is not uncommon for these accidents to lead to lost wages from missed work, medical bills that continue to pile up, emotional damages, and more. Being injured in an accident can put a damper on your life but it is possible to move forward. Contact the skilled personal injury attorneys at Kenneth S, Nugent, PC at (888) 579-1790 to discuss your accident and find out if you have the right to file a claim.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.