Decatur, GA (November 19, 2019) – Around 7:30 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a truck accident on I-285 that led to injuries.
The accident, according to authorities, took place between a semi-truck with a flatbed attached to it and a dark sedan. The sedan was pushed into the guardrail, as seen by images of the accident. There were extensive damages to the back of the sedan.
Police arrived at the southbound lanes of the highway where they quickly worked to clear the scene while paramedics assisted those with injuries. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.
Police reported delays in the area for some time but were able to clear the scene within hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
In just 2015, it was reported that approximately 400,000 truck accidents took place on Georgia roadways. These accidents continue to take place due to the negligence of drivers themselves and also the companies who preach that they only hire the safest drivers. In the blink of an eye, a truck accident could lead to catastrophic results – some of which include severe injuries and even fatalities. It is essential to speak with a Georgia truck accident attorney about your rights moving forward after an accident.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys have completely dedicated ourselves to assisting victims during one of the most distressing and challenging times they have ever experienced. We understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as an accident and the aftermath that follows. Please contact our accident attorneys at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.