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March 11, 2022

Fitzgerald, GA – One Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on Old Whitley Rd

Fitzgerald, GA (March 11, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal truck crash that took place in Fitzgerald on Friday morning, March 11. 

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of Old Whitley Road and VoTech Drive. A semi-truck was traveling east at the intersection while a passenger vehicle was headed south. The driver of the semi did not stop at the stop sign. The vehicle also entered the intersection, colliding with the side of the trailer that was being pulled by the truck.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, identified as a 33-year-old woman from Valdosta, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Truck accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roads in Georgia. In 2014, approximately 1,164 people were killed in Georgia accidents, with handfuls of these accidents involving large trucks. These accidents are so commonly fatal and severe due to the fact that trucks are the largest vehicles that navigate our roads. This means that those in smaller vehicles do not have much in the way of protection when it comes to these accidents. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a fatal truck accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is imperative that you have the help of an attorney on your side when you need their help the most. 

The loss of a loved one might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. If you have sustained these losses, a Fitzgerald truck accident attorney can help you move forward. As you are grieving the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. These losses can affect your life in ways that you may not be prepared to face. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should never have to worry about the bills entirely on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a skilled Fitzgerald wrongful death attorney in your time of need. 

Fitzgerald Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to assist you after you have lost somebody close to you in a truck accident. It is important that you act quickly to retain the legal help that you need during these difficult times. A truck accident claim can be extremely complex, which is why having an attorney on your side is completely necessary. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These could include the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your case. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Fitzgerald at (678) 832-0585 to find out what options are available for you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.