Smyrna, GA (July 21, 2021) – At 12:08 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 21, a serious truck accident with injuries took place in Smyrna.
According to Atlanta Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-285 around the area of South Atlanta Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized with injuries, though their conditions are not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time until police cleared the scene. This led to delays for a period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
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 capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. These vehicles lead to hundreds of thousands of accidents every single year. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110.000 people were hurt in these accidents due to the careless acts of others. Being injured in a truck accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured, especially knowing that these accidents can be incredibly complex in nature. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you have many options moving forward. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a Georgia truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever gone through, which is why you should speak with a Georgia truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Because truck drivers spend a long period of time on our roads, they are more likely to engage in distracted driving or fall asleep at the wheel. If you have been injured in a truck crash and you believe that another party is to blame, you should speak with a Georgia personal injury attorney that you can trust.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here to help you move forward after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have been hurt in a collision and offer our help and resources to you at this time. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have been injured in a truck crash, we are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you 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.