6/22 Dry Branch, GA – Semi-Truck Collision Injures One Driver on I-16

Dry Branch, GA – Semi-Truck Collision Injures One Driver on I-16

Dry Branch, GA (June 22, 2022) – Injuries were reported in one individual involved in a semi-truck accident in Dry Branch on Wednesday evening, June 22.

According to Twiggs County officials, the accident happened after 8 p.m. on I-16. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the right lane in a semi-truck when their vehicle experienced a blow-out of one of its tires. This caused it to slam into a semi-truck in the left lane. The truck that was struck by the first then lost control and went into a creek between two bridges, where it overturned.

Several local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Fire crews had to extricate the driver of the second semi-truck from their vehicle. After the unidentified victim was cut out, they were rushed to a local hospital by medical helicopter for treatment of serious injuries. It is not believed that the other driver was injured, though they remained on the scene.

The roadway was blocked in most lanes of traffic in the area until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it is available.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victim with hopes of a speedy recovery.

Truck Accidents in Georgia 

6/22 Dry Branch, GA – Semi-Truck Collision Injures One Driver on I-16Commercial trucks are a necessity on our roads throughout the state of Georgia and the rest of the United States. Every year, approximately 500,000 truck accidents take place in the entire U.S. Out of these incidents, approximately 110,000 people sustained serious injuries. Truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roads who are supposed to follow regulations at all times. However, this does not always occur and truck accidents still occur in the blink of an eye each year. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.

Many individuals wonder where they can turn after a truck accident, especially because these accidents happen so unexpectedly. If you have been injured in a truck-related accident, you should speak with a Dry Branch truck accident attorney who has handled these complex claims in the past. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following parties:

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers of truck parts
  • Cargo loaders

If you have been hurt in a truck accident, it is important that you seek the assistance of a Dry Branch personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here for you after you have sustained injuries in a truck accident. A truck accident can happen before your very eyes, turning your life upside-down. The injuries that stem from a truck accident can leave you in a vulnerable position that you are not prepared for. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Dry Branch at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist 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.

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