Cartersville, GA (January 6, 2022) – Around 4:22 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, January 5, a woman was killed in a fatal truck accident in Cartersville.
Cartersville Police confirmed that the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of mile marker 289. A 24-year-old woman was driving her black Toyota Camry in the area when her vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The truck went off the side of the road and the Toyota Camry stopped in the middle of the road. From there, the Camry was struck in the rear by a second tractor-trailer. The two vehicles went into the median, sustaining severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision to help those in need. The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone sustained injuries in the accident.
Due to the severity of the collision, multiple lanes of traffic were blocked for some time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Because tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on Georgia roads, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of lives are taken every year throughout the state due to these accidents. In fact, in one recent year’s time, approximately 230 lives were lost due to truck accidents in Georgia. It is not always easy to move forward after you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident caused by another party. You and your family have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Truck accidents that take lives can be emotionally traumatizing for a family. If you have sustained severe losses due to a truck accident, you should have the assistance of a Cartersville truck accident lawyer on your side. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following parties:
• Truck drivers
• Truck companies
• Cargo loaders
If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, you should seek the assistance of a Cartersville wrongful death lawyer that you can rely on.
Cartersville Truck Accident Attorneys
The aftermath of a fatal truck accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you. We recognize that this is an incredibly emotional time in your life. As you grieve, we will stand by your side. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you and your family deserve during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Cartersville at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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.