Lizella, GA (October 20, 2020) – Bibb County officials confirmed that one person was killed in a fatal truck accident in Lizella.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Fulton Mill Road and Dixon Road. A 49-year-old man was driving his Chevy Trailblazer north on Fulton Mill near the intersection when a dump truck collided head-on with his vehicle for reasons that are not yet known.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The 49-year-old man was unresponsive by the time they arrived. He was soon pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the dump truck remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police but he was not injured.
The roadway was blocked in both lanes for an extended period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents occur in the U.S. every year, with a percentage of these accidents leading to fatalities. Though only handfuls of victims will lose their lives in these accidents in Georgia every year, it is important to note that these accidents are among the most catastrophic that take place on our roads. Losing somebody you love due to a truck accident can have a huge impact on your life on both emotional and financial levels. It is essential that you seek immediate legal help after a collision.
Georgia truck accidents are not as common as other accidents on our roads due to the fact that truck drivers are some of the safest drivers within the state. However, when these accidents do occur, they are most likely to lead to some of the most horrific harm. As you grieve the loss of a loved one who has been taken from you as a result of a truck accident, you may wonder where you can turn in your dire time of need. You should always be prepared to seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney in Georgia in your time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys in Georgia are here to assist you after an accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system on behalf of a loved one whose life was taken in a truck accident. These accidents can be entirely complex due to rules and regulations. If you have lost someone you love and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information.
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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.