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March 26, 2022

Soperton, GA – Ollie Miller Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on I-16

Soperton, GA (March 26, 2022) – On Friday afternoon, March 25, one person was killed in a fatal truck accident in Soperton. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 11:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-16. Police confirmed that 75-year-old Ollie Miller was traveling in his vehicle when it collided with the front of the tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle went off the side of the road, where it overturned and ejected Miller. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Miller was taken to Fairview Park Hospital for treatment of severe injuries. He was tragically pronounced dead while there. 

Due to the severity of the collision, one lane of I-16 was blocked for approximately one hour. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with more information as it is available. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Fatal Accidents in Soperton

Truck accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is mostly due to the fact that trucks are tens of thousands of pounds heavier than other vehicles on our highways. Georgia sees hundreds of fatal truck accidents every year. Every year, between 180 and 230 fatal truck accidents happen in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Families often wonder where they can turn after a fatal crash. It is important that they speak with an attorney that they can trust. 

If you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck crash, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with a Soperton truck accident attorney might be one of the most beneficial things that you can do when it comes to your claim. Truck accident claims are known for being some of the most complex claims. Many parties could be at fault for a truck accident. These include some of the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident, you should speak with a Soperton wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Soperton Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident that was caused by another party. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Soperton at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can help 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.