Archive for the ‘Georgia Truck Accidents’ Category
PALMETTO, Ga. — A semi truck that got stuck on the the railroad tracks at a rail crossing in Palmetto, Georgia was hit by an oncoming CSX train on Tuesday morning, August 21. The truck driver was able to jump out of the semi truck before the train hit the tractor trailer.
SYCAMORE, GA — A video of a semi truck train accident was caught on video tape by a witness in Sycamore Georgia on Saturday morning, June 23. The video shows a Norfolk Southern train ramming a tractor trailer that had bottomed out on the railroad tracks.
CARTERSVILLE, GA. — The driver of a Ford F350 pickup traveling northbound on I-75 was killed when he crossed the median and slammed head-on into a southbound tractor-trailer causing both vehicles to catch fire.
DECATUR COUNTY, GA – A motorist from Climax, Georgia was killed in Decatur County, GA on Monday, February 6, 2012 when his car struck a semi truck that was blocking both directions of traffic.
BRASELTON, GA – A woman driving under the influence the wrong way on I-85 in Braselton, GA was critically injured after she crashed into two semi trucks and was ejected from her SUV on Friday, November 4, 2011.
BRASELTON, GA – A semi truck pulling two trailers overturned on the southbound I-85 in Braselton, GA in Gwinnett County, Georgia just past the Barrow County line on September 18, 2011.
SUWANEE, GA – A deadly accident involving a motorcyclist and 18 wheeler was the result of an airborne tire tread the motorcyclist hit while traveling on the northbound I-85 causing him to lose control and ending up in the pathway of an oncoming semi truck, according to Gwinnett County police.
JESSUP, MD – A Georgia truck driver was traveling northbound on I-95 in Jessup MD when his tractor trailer rolled over killing at least one person, police say. The driver of the 18 wheeler was identified as David Arturo Espinoza of Culledon, Ga.
LAKELAND – On Saturday, July 23, a truck struck and killed a 12-year-old boy from Lakeland who was visiting his father in Georgia.
The young victim was identified as Christian D. West. According to his mother, Kimberly Dean, Christian was visiting his father, Daniel West, in Lakeland, Ga., when the accident occurred. Dean said her son was at his grandmother’s home and was crossing the street at 9:40 p.m. when a truck hit him. He died from injuries as a result. ... Read More
BLUE RIDGE, GA – A six year old girl who was on vacation with her family from Florida, was killed when a 16 year-old truck driver under the influence of alcohol slammed into the back of a van stopped at a traffic light.
A spokesperson for the Georgia State Patrol told FOX 5 News three vehicles were involved in an accident on State Route 515 near Josh Hall Road just after 11:30 p.m. Friday in an incident where alcohol is to blame for the first fatality on a Georgia roadway this Fourth of July weekend. ... Read More