Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident on I-20

Richmond County officials reported a fatal tractor trailer accident on I-20. The driver lost control of the tractor trailer, which went over a bridge and into the Augusta Canal on Friday. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined.

The tractor trailer driver was trapped in the cab of the truck, which was completely submerged under water. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

There are complex federal and state regulations designed to prevent tractor trailer accidents, and the law firm of Pope & Howard P.C. is knowledgeable when it comes to these types of accidents.   With years of experience representing the trucking industry, Pope & Howard P.C. knows exactly where to turn when researching the laws, talking to witnesses, and hiring experts.

Pope & Howard P.C. is experienced in handling many cases involving truck and tractor-trailer accidents which are the result of negligence, including:

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a tractor trailer accident, please contact Pope & Howard, P.C. at 404-885-9999. You can also visit our website, popehoward.com, for more information.  An initial consultation is free.

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