The holiday weekend has begun, and that means an increase in traffic on Atlanta highways. But holiday travelers and spring breakers headed toward Florida faced a unique delay this Friday morning: a truckload of tuna caught fire on I-75 in Clayton County.
The southbound truck, which was hauling 40,000 pounds of canned tuna, caught fire around 6 a.m. near Forest Parkway, the AJC reports. Authorities blocked all but one southbound lane of I-75 for over an hour, jamming traffic beyond I-285. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.
Although the insurance company of the party at fault is required to pay damages, the first offer is usually not the best offer. At Moraitakis & Kushel, LLP, we have years of experience fighting cases like these and know how to get you the compensation you deserve. Before accepting any offer, give us a call. We’re Atlanta’s veteran trucking accident attorneys who are not intimidated by complex cases or a team of corporate lawyers.
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