Stockbridge, GA (September 17, 2020) – Around 8:53 a.m. on Thursday morning, September 17, an accident involving a car hauler took place on a Stockbridge highway.
Police have not yet confirmed the circumstances leading up to the accident but believe that a car hauler truck and one passenger vehicle collided in the northbound lanes of I-675. The crash took place near the area of SR-138 and led to extensive damages. Photographs taken at the scene showed the car hauler off the side of the road and a black sedan with severe front-end damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. The identities of those involved are not yet known but it is believed that one or more people were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries as a result of the accident.
The accident led to a variety of closures in the area, which contributed to delays out of Stockbridge for several hours.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
In 2016, it was determined that approximately 104,000 people were seriously injured as a result of truck accidents in the U.S. Many of these accidents occur in Georgia every year, as Georgia is known for having a wide array of accidents that take on many different forms. Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads but this does not mean that all truck accidents will be prevented. If you have been injured in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, it is essential that you speak with a Georgia accident attorney about your options moving forward.
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roadways. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down by a truck driver or another related party who caused a severe and life-altering accident. Many people and entities could be to blame for a truck accident including a truck driver, a trucking company, a cargo loader, or even a manufacturer of truck parts. If you have been injured in one of these collisions and wonder where you can turn, you should always prepare for an appointment with a truck accident attorney in Georgia as soon as possible.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our skilled personal injury attorneys understand that a truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a trucking accident. As you navigate the legal system, you may familiarize yourself with truck accident laws and find that there are many options for recovery. We are here to help you every step of the way. Please contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.