Dade County, GA (November 21, 2018) – On Interstate 59, three passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer were involved in a fatal accident that killed one and injured two others.
Police arrested the driver of the tractor-trailer, who was identified as 35-year-old Stephen Farmer of Alabama. He was charged with homicide by vehicle and failure to yield.
The information showed that the tractor-trailer driver was attempting to merge when a passenger vehicle struck the rear of the trailer, instantly killing the driver inside. Two other vehicles crashed as a result because they were unable to stop in time.
Interstate 59 South was closed down for quite some time while police investigated the accident. The Georgia Highway Patrol is currently working on their investigation of the accident.
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of the individual who lost their life in this accident and also our sympathies to those who were injured in the hopes that they will receive a speedy recovery. We are always saddened to hear about these accidents and hope that you will find comfort at this time.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
Every year, fatal accidents take place all across Georgia for a wide variety of reasons. In 2008, a total of 342,534 accidents took place in Georgia. 1,703 people lost their lives in these accidents, some of which involved cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.
If you or a loved one have suffered on an emotional or financial level, it is important to know that you have many rights. Experiencing an accident at the hands of a negligent party can be a harrowing an devastating experience and, at the Nye Law Group, we are devoted to helping you receive compensation when you need it the most. If you have lost somebody close to you and now you and your family wonder how you can move forward, we want to speak with you immediately. Contact us today at 912-200-5230.
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