Canton, GA (March 1, 2021) – Early Monday morning, March 1, a truck accident occurred at an intersection in Canton that led to injuries.
According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place at the intersection of Hickory Flat Highway and Mountain Vista Boulevard. Two tractor-trailers hauling trash collided in the area, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were hospitalized with serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes for a period of time. Police urged those traveling through to use Northside Cherokee Boulevard as an alternate route.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are prone to causing some of the most catastrophic results in the event of an accident. In one year’s time in the U.S., approximately 110,000 people were seriously injured due to truck accidents. The truth is, many tractor-trailer accidents can be prevented but continue to take place due to the recklessness of others. Being injured in a truck accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you with questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is essential that you speak with a Georgia accident attorney after one of these accidents.
Many individuals are seriously injured in truck accidents throughout the state of Georgia every year. These accidents are so severe that they cause a wide array of serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries can be so severe that they land victims in the hospital and keep them out of work for some time. Truck drivers are expected to abide by a variety of rules and regulations but these accidents still occur every year. If you can show that another party is to blame for your Georgia truck accident, you can move forward with your personal injury claim.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to help you after you have been severely injured in a truck accident that is not your fault. We will stand by your side and help you show that another individual or company is to blame for your truck accident. We also believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident, which is why we offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have at this time.
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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.