Thomson, GA (November 3, 2021) – Around 3:07 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 2, two people were killed in a fatal tractor-trailer accident in Thomson.
According to Columbia County officials, a passenger vehicle slammed into a tractor-trailer around the area of mile marker 178. It is not known what caused the vehicle to slam into the truck but the accident caused extensive damages to the vehicle, which was ‘pancaked’ as a result. The vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people, who have not yet been identified, were killed in the accident. It is not known if anyone was injured as a result.
All westbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. 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.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads in the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Many people lose their lives in these horrific accidents every single year in the state. In 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 169 people were killed in fatal truck accidents and many others were seriously injured in Georgia. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can impact your life in many ways. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you and your family should have the help of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own, especially if you have lost someone close to you in an accident. Because of this, you should speak with a Thomson truck accident lawyer that you can rely on. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. Many parties could be to blame for a fatal truck accident including truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Thomson wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Thomson Truck Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated and knowledgeable accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include damages such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one in a serious truck accident, you should never have to stand alone as you are facing your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Thomson at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.