Burke County, GA (November 20, 2018) – Police say that all lanes of traffic on Highway 23 in Burke County have been reopened following a truck accident with an SUV.
The accident, according to police, took place last night, November 19 around 7:00 p.m. Four people were injured in the accident from inside the SUV. They were all taken to the Augusta Medical Center by EMS. At this time, their conditions are not known.
The 18-wheeler truck had been loaded with 55,000 pounds of brake parts. Photographs from the scene showed the 18-wheeler completely on its side off the side of the road.
Police continue their investigation at this time.
Truck Accident in Georgia
Truck accidents are known for leaving some of the most catastrophic damages on our roads. Across all of Georgia in 2014, it was confirmed that there were 1,164 fatalities in total and many more hospitalizations due to the serious injuries sustained. Though truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents continue to happen with frequency.
At the Nye Law Group, we have a personal responsibility to stand up for the rights of those who have been seriously injured in these accidents. We wish to offer our support to you at this time when you need it the most. Being injured in a truck accident could be one of the scariest times of your life but you don’t have to handle your claim alone, which means having help as you work toward being able to take care of all medical bills, future costs, and more. Please contact us today to find out what we can do for you at 912-200-5230.
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