DeKalb County, GA (November 27, 2018) – In DeKalb County, a semi-truck crash blocked all lanes of the roadway and caused injuries ranging from serious to critical injuries in multiple people, according to police. The incident took place on Interstate 285 in the northbound lanes early yesterday morning, November 26.
The scene showed several fire trucks, ambulances, and police vehicles spread about in lanes of traffic. One person was trapped inside their vehicle and had to be freed by emergency services.
One patient was taken to the hospital in critical condition, though we do not know their condition at this time. Two other people were taken to the hospital in serious condition. Others might have received minor injuries.
Police are still investigating what caused this horrific accident to occur.
We would like to offer positive and healing thoughts to the individuals who were injured in this accident. Our thoughts are with them and their families as they start the long road to recovery. We hope that all involved with this crash will be able to make a swift and full recovery.
Truck Accident in Georgia
In 2014, 117,347 motorists were injured in a variety of Georgia accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that the number of people who lost their lives in truck accidents in Georgia was 182 in 2015. Many more will be injured every year due to drivers who are not paying attention, fall asleep at the wheel, or speed on the roads.
At the Nye Law Group, we have a personal responsibility to stand up for the rights of those who have been seriously injured in an unexpected accident. Many people do not intend to be involved in truck accidents, especially knowing that these accidents rarely happen and, when they do, they can bring catastrophic results. If you are wondering how you will get through this difficult time and meet the bills, we want you to know that you do not stand alone. Contact us today for more information at 912-200-5230.
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Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.