Milledgeville, GA (April 7, 2021) – At 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 7, a log truck accident occurred on a roadway in Milledgeville.
According to Baldwin County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of US-441. The driver of a large log truck lost control of their vehicle. The truck overturned, which sent logs across all lanes of traffic. Two passenger vehicles struck the logs because they were unable to stop, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The drivers of both the passenger vehicles sustained injuries. The victims suffered only minor injuries and were hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Georgia
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. Though truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, this does not mean that these accidents will be prevented at all times. Truck accidents have been happening more than ever before on our roads. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 110,000 people were injured in truck accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and cause severe harm to those involved. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, it is important that you have the help of an accident attorney.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Georgia truck accident. However, this is the reality that many victims are faced with every year. These accidents lead to serious and life-altering injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have suffered from injuries caused by another party’s recklessness, you have the right to speak with an attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in truck accidents at www.attorneykennugent.com.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. The aftermath of a truck accident can be incredibly overwhelming on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
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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.