Albany, GA (December 11, 2018) – In Albany, a man in a wheelchair was struck and killed in a truck accident involving a USPS truck. The accident happened on Thursday around 7 p.m.
55-year-old Glenn Osborne Kelly was struck by the mail truck when he was making his way across East Broad Avenue. A 50-year-old USPS driver collided head-on with Kelly as he was traveling westbound.
The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. He claimed that he did not notice Kelly in his wheelchair until the two had made impact. The driver has not been charged in this case.
Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to take this time to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Glenn Osborne Kelly and hope that they will be able to find peace and comfort during this extremely devastating time.
Truck Accident in Georgia
In Georgia, a variety of people will lose their lives at the hands of truck drivers every year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the total amount of fatalities that was caused by truck accidents in 2015 was 182. In 2014, this number was even fewer at 155. Commercial vehicle accidents do not make up a wide variety of the accidents that take place on our roads, but they are very likely to bring catastrophic and even fatal results at times. If you have lost somebody close to you in a serious accident due to the negligence of a driver, our experienced Georgia truck accident attorneys are here for you in your time of need.
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