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August 6, 2022

Thomaston, GA – Bus Driver Killed in School Bus Accident Involving Truck on Logtown Rd 

Thomaston, GA (August 6, 2022) – On Friday morning, August 5, a bus driver was killed in a school bus accident in Thomaston. 

According to local officials, the accident happened in the early morning hours on Logtown Road. Police confirmed that a school bus with Thomaston-Upson County was traveling in the area when the bus was suddenly struck by a utility truck due to reasons that are not yet known. The school bus was extensively damaged in the accident.

Several emergency responders, including Thomaston fire crews and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The school bus driver, who has not been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. There was a total of three students on the bus at the time, two of which sustained injuries. They were rushed to Upson Regional Medical Center for treatment but are expected to be okay. 

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the collision. 

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim involved in this accident. We also hope that the injured parties involved in this accident will receive a speedy recovery. 

Truck Accidents in Georgia

Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the state of Georgia. This means that, in the event of an accident, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive damage and harm. In just one recent year in Georgia, over 110,000 serious truck accidents took place within the U.S. Out of these accidents, hundreds were killed in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. Facing a truck accident entirely on your own can be difficult, especially if you have lost someone you love in an accident. Speaking with a dedicated attorney is imperative during these challenging times. 

The loss of a loved one in a fatal truck accident can be an impactful time in your life. You may have questions that you can only answer with the assistance of a Thomaston truck accident attorney. It is true that no amount of money can bring back the life of somebody who has been taken from you. However, it can help you move forward financially as you are grieving your losses. Speaking with a Thomaston wrongful death attorney can help you move forward. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to assist you and your family after you have lost someone close to you in a crash. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both a financial and emotional level after one of these accidents. Our attorneys will help you gain the compensation that you deserve for an array of aspects, including the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering

Please contact a truck accident attorney in Thomaston at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your time of need. 

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.