Riceboro, GA (April 3, 2023) – At 3 a.m. on Monday, April 3, several people sustained injuries in a tractor-trailer accident that happened in Riceboro.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-95 around the area of mile marker 64. Police confirmed that a driver was in a Subaru Crosstrek and was traveling in the wrong lane when they suddenly collided with a van with 12 passengers inside it. A tractor-trailer was also involved in the collision, which flipped over in the southbound lane of traffic.
Several local responders, including Riceboro paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene. It was determined that several parties were hurt in the collision. One of the victims sustained severe injuries and was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. Several other passengers were taken to Memorial Health University Medical Center for treatment.
Police confirmed that the driver of the Subaru who caused the accident was also hospitalized. They have since been charged for their role in the accident, though these charges are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties who have been hurt in this collision.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in Georgia, which means that they are capable of causing the most extensive harm in an accident. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., it was reported that around 119,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Truck accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many reasons, such as speeding drivers or drivers falling asleep behind the wheel. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Truck accidents are incredibly complex claims to handle. This is due to the fact that many different types of laws are at play in truck accidents, more so than many other types of claims. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Negligent trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
You should always know that you have options after a truck accident. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a Riceboro truck accident attorney after a collision that is not your fault.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious Georgia truck accident. We understand the ins and outs of truck accident laws in Georgia and will help you navigate the complex legal system. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that you maximize the compensation that you receive after a truck accident. We are here for you every step of the way after an accident. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Riceboro at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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, 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.
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