A gruesome week on the Atlanta freeways ended badly when a tractor trailer on I-75 near Windy Hill Road in Cobb County struck several vehicles, caught fire, and send an adult and a toddler in critical condition to area hospitals
According to a report by Alexis Stevens in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, apparently a tractor-trailer struck several vehicles on I-75 near Windy Hill Road around 10 p.m. and caught fire. A child, believed to be between 1 and 2 years old, was to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in critical condition, while an adult in critical condition was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital trauma center. Apparently several others were injured as well.
Ken Shigley is an Atlanta, Georgia, trial attorney. He has been designated a “Super Lawyer” (Atlanta Magazine), one of the “Legal Elite” (Georgia Trend), and rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. He is author of Georgia Law of Torts: Trial Preparation & Practice (West, 2010), a Certified Civil Trial Attorney of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and currently president-elect of the 42,000 member State Bar of Georgia. He has extensive experience in litigation and trial of cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, trucking accidents, automobile accidents, products liability, premises liability, and insurance. Mr. Shigley is a graduate of Furman University and Emory University Law School. This blog post is subject to our ethical disclaimer.