A 21-year old woman in Baxley, GA lost her life on Monday, October 5, 2015 when the driver a freight truck lost control and entered oncoming traffic. The accident involved the tractor trailer, a work van, a pickup truck, and a Scion. Five people were taken to the hospital and the driver of the Scion lost her life.
According to the report by WTOC, Georgia State Patrol and other agencies are still investigating the accident to determine the cause of the accident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those injured in this horrific accident and to the family of the young driver who lost her life.
We are seeing an increasing number of fatal accidents on Georgia’s roadways in 2015. At this time we do not know why the driver lost control of his tractor trailer. The legal issues involved in trying to recover from a fatal accident involving commercial vehicles are very complicated. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving a tractor trailer anywhere in Georgia and have questions as to your legal rights, the attorneys at Jarrett & Price would be happy to speak with you.