Decatur, GA (June 30, 2020) – Early this morning, police responded to the scene of a severe tractor-trailer accident with injuries in Decatur.
Though few details have been released regarding the collision, DeKalb County Police Department officials reported that the crash took place in the westbound lanes of I-20 near I-285. The crash involved a tractor-trailer and several other vehicles, all of which had serious damages.
Paramedics and other emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. The conditions of those involved are not yet known.
There were extensive delays in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Truck accidents are some of the most severe accidents that take place on Georgia roads. In 2011, it was reported that approximately 155 people lost their lives and many more were hospitalized following Georgia truck accidents. Due to the fact that these vehicles are so large, they are capable of causing extreme harm to others on our roads. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident and you are unsure of where to turn, it is crucial that you seek help from a Georgia personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys understand how complex truck accidents can be at times. As such, we recommend that injured victims do not attempt to handle their own claim after an accident. We will stand by your side as you work toward compensation for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help 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.