Resaca, GA (October 17, 2020) – This morning, October 17, a tractor-trailer accident with serious injuries took place on a highway in Resaca.
Gordon County officials confirmed that the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of mile marker 323. Though few details have been released, it is believed that a tractor-trailer and several other vehicles collided with one another. The vehicles sustained heavy damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident to assist those in need. It is believed that one or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital with injuries.
The roadway was closed in most lanes for a period of time in the morning hours until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Thousands of people are severely injured in serious truck accidents each year within the state of Georgia. Truck accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Many people are hospitalized following truck accidents with injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. Being injured in a truck accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured, which is why it is important to have legal help on your side.
Georgia truck accidents tend to happen for a wide array of reasons. Truck drivers sometimes become distracted or tired after they spend long hours on the road. Many people believe that truck drivers are always to blame for these collisions but this is far from the truth. There are many other parties who could be to blame as well, including trucking companies, cargo loaders, manufacturers, and more. If you have suffered from immense harm due to a truck accident, it is important that you seek the help of a Georgia personal injury attorney for help with your claim.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault. The road to recovery can be a long one if you have suffered from severe injuries left in the wake of a truck accident. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward compensation after an accident that is not your fault. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.