Newnan Georgia Truck Accident Results in one Fatality

Posted on Aug 24, 2011

A Moreland man was killed in a fiery truck accident on Highway 16 E near Newnan Georgia last week.  According to the Georgia State Patrol, the accident occurred on Sunday morning. 

The exact details of the accident are sketchy.  It appears as though a Chevrolet Tahoe and Toyota Camry collided head-on.  The impact caused the Chevrolet Tahoe to explode into flames.  The driver in the Tahoe died instantly.  The driver of the Camry sustained serious injuries, and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.  A passenger in the Camry also suffered serious injuries.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.  There's no information on whether drug or alcohol use were factors in this accident.  The result of toxicology tests are not yet in.

Head-on collisions are some of the most serious car wrecks, leading to catastrophic injuries and fatalities.  When two vehicles traveling in opposite directions, even at relatively low speeds, the results are often devastating.  Survivors may be left with life- altering injuries and disability.  Victims usually suffer serious financial problems, not just from the mounting medical bills, but also from lost income and inability to return to work.

Jason Schultz is a Newnan Georgia Injury Lawyer, helping victims injured in car accidents recover compensation for their injuries.

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