Macon, GA (May 13, 2022) – On Friday morning, May 13, a truck accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Macon.
Macon officials confirmed that the accident happened around 11 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 around the area of Arkwright Road. A tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it collided with a Chevrolet Tahoe due to reasons that are not fully known. The Chevrolet sustained severe damages as a result of the accident.
Local emergency crews, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims inside the Chevrolet sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The parties were treated at the scene and then rushed to local hospitals for further treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area until about 11 a.m. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
Macon Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.
We offer our thoughts and wishes to those injured in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full and speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Estimates show that trucks weigh approximately 30 times more than an average passenger vehicle. Because of this, you know that a truck is capable of causing immense harm when involved in any type of accident. The truth is, most truck accidents are incredibly avoidable but still continue to happen due to negligent reasons. In one recent year in the entire U.S., over 110,000 truck accidents took place that led to serious injuries. These accidents happen frequently in Georgia, turning lives upside-down on our major highways and beyond. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, there are many factors that you may be concerned about. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
There are various legal complexities that can be present in truck accident claims, which can make it harder to face one of these accidents. Having the assistance of a Macon truck accident lawyer on your side is the one certified way that you can get back on your feet after a truck-related collision. The legalities that tend to surround these cases can be complicated. For instance, there are many regulations associated with truck accident claims and many people who could be at fault. These include some of the following:
- The truck driver involved in your accident
- The trucking company
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a Macon personal injury lawyer as soon as possible who has handled these claims in the past.
Any type of truck-related accident can be horrific, which is why our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC offer our assistance in your time of need. You could be left with a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own after a truck crash. We care about every aspect of your claim and will provide you with necessary resources to be successful as you move forward with an accident claim. Our attorneys will fight on your behalf with the insurance companies so that you do not have to worry about the stressful aftermath of a truck accident on your own. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Macon at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.