ATLANTA, GA (June 10, 2024) – Overturned Dump Truck on I-285: Early morning commuters faced significant delays today as a major accident on Interstate 285 led to extensive lane closures.

The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. between Jonesboro Road and Moreland Avenue, impacting traffic in both directions on the Southside Perimeter.

According to reports from the scene, a tractor-trailer collided with a dump truck traveling eastbound, leading to the dump truck overturning and sprawling across to the westbound lanes.

Between Jonesboro Road and Moreland Avenue where the traggic accident occurred

The collision caused not only the dump truck but also the barrier wall to sustain considerable damage. As a result, three lanes heading east and two westbound lanes were obstructed, creating substantial traffic bottlenecks.

Authorities are currently on the scene, and recovery efforts are underway. Motorists are advised to steer clear of this section of I-285 and consider using Interstate 20 as an alternative route to bypass the congestion.

For those involved or affected by this disruptive event, understanding the compensation that may be available is crucial.

Victims of such accidents can face not only physical injuries but also significant financial burdens due to medical expenses, lost wages, and vehicle damages. In some cases, compensation for pain, suffering, and emotional distress may also be pursued.

In navigating the complexities of accident compensation, it’s essential to have knowledgeable and experienced legal representation.

At Winston Briggs Law Firm, we specialize in aiding victims of traffic accidents to secure the compensation they rightfully deserve.

We guide clients through the legal processes involved, from negotiating with insurance companies to representing clients in court if necessary. Our approach ensures that victims receive comprehensive support in claiming all pertinent damages, helping them to recover and move forward from the incident.

For anyone impacted by the accident on I-285, reaching out to us can be a critical step toward securing a just outcome. Their dedication to advocating for accident victims ensures that rights are protected and compensation is maximized after such disruptive events.

Source: FOX5

DisclaimerThe content provided herein serves solely for informational purposes and does not constitute legal or medical advice. In the event of an accident, it is imperative to promptly seek medical assistance. Furthermore, please note that the image included in this post is purely illustrative and does not depict the actual scene of the incident.

The map below shows Moreland Avenue near where the accident happened