Monroe County News
A motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer in Monroe County, Georgia Friday, December 13, 2019, injured multiple people.
As reported by 13WMAZ.com, ” the wreck happened on I-475 northbound at Dixie Highway/Georgia 19 and it blocked all lanes of traffic.”
According to the report, “a tractor trailer could not stop when traffic started slowing…when the driver of the tractor trailer snatched the steering wheel to the left to avoid stopped traffic, and hit two cars in the left lane.”
the tractor trailer and the two vehicles went through the guardrail and down an embankment.
Per the report, “[t]he driver of the tractor trailer is okay. There were seven people in the other vehicles and all of them are hurt.”
The injured victims were taken to Navicent with non life-threatening injuries.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the injured victims may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the injured victims should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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