Homer, GA (May 4, 2021) – At 4:20 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, May 3, a fatal truck crash took place at an intersection in Homer.
According to Banks County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Yonah Homer Road and Greasy Street. A pickup truck and a large utility truck were traveling in the area when they collided with each other. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Two women were trapped in the pickup truck and had to be extricated by fire crews. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 60-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, a woman in her 40s, was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Because trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm. The unfortunate truth is that many lives are lost each year as a result of these accidents. In one year’s time in Georgia, hundreds of lives are lost and thousands more are seriously injured in accidents. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a fatal crash. If you have lost a loved one due to a truck crash, you have options and should seek the help of a skilled legal advocate.
Losing somebody closest to you as a result of a fatal crash might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the sudden loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay for a wide array of bills that pile up against you. No family should ever have to face the aftermath of a fatal crash wondering how they will keep up with the bills after a loved one has been taken from them. If you have suffered these enormous losses due to a Georgia truck accident, you have options. It is crucial that you speak with a Georgia wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a truck crash can impact your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck crash that has taken somebody closest to you too soon. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover many aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a Georgia accident attorney that you can rely on at (888) 579-1790.
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