Blythe, GA (September 3, 2021) – On Friday morning, September 3, a fatal truck accident occurred at an intersection in Blythe.
According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-1 and Bath Edie Road. An elderly couple were traveling together in a passenger vehicle when they exited a gas station at the intersection. This is when their vehicle was forcefully struck by a tractor-trailer headed north. The accident led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The male driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The female passenger was taken to the hospital with critical injuries but her current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Because tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Out of all fatal truck accidents, approximately 83% of the fatalities come from those in the other vehicle. This is due to the fact that trucks are so large compared to passenger vehicles. Truck accidents can typically be prevented but continue to take place due to the recklessness of drivers and other parties. It is never easy to lose a loved one due to a truck accident. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Losing a loved one in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have suffered these losses, you and your family should have the help of a Blythe truck accident attorney on your side. This is because truck accidents can be extremely complex in nature. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. It is not always easy to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own. Because of this, you should speak with a Blythe wrongful death attorney as soon as possible if you have lost a loved one due to a collision.
Blythe Truck Accident Attorneys
Our skilled attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal truck accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of a fatal crash. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Blythe at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you at this time.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.