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March 21, 2022

Suwanee, GA – Jorge Zuno Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on I-85

Suwanee, GA (March 21, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal truck accident that took place on a highway in Suwanee on Monday afternoon, March 21. 

According to local officials, the accident happened on I-85 around the area of Highway 317. Police confirmed that a van and a tractor-trailer were traveling in the area when they suddenly collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person inside the van, identified as 32-year-old Jorge Zuno, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the crash. 

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police had the scene fully cleared by 5 p.m. 

No further details have been released but the investigation 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 Truck Accidents in Georgia

Tractor-trailer accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that these vehicles are some of the largest vehicles on our roadways. The truth, is many victims are injured or even killed in truck accidents every year throughout Georgia. In one recent year, it is estimated that somewhere between 180 and 230 people were killed in fatal truck accidents throughout the state. Truck accidents can typically be prevented but they continue to happen due to the negligence of others. If you have lost someone you love in a truck crash that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

The aftermath of a fatal accident can be a challenging thing to face, which is why you should speak with a Suwanee truck accident attorney immediately. Truck accident claims and wrongful death claims are known for being some of the most complex claims. There are many parties who could be responsible for the loss of a loved one in a truck accident, including the following: 

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have lost someone you love in a truck crash, you have a variety of options. You should seek the immediate help of a Suwanee wrongful death attorney at this time. 

Suwanee Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a fatal truck accident. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. We will assist you along the path toward compensation for your losses during these difficult times. You should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in a truck crash. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Suwaneeat (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.