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Tractor Trailer Driver Killed in Crash on Scenic Highway

A tractor trailer driver died when his rig crashed into a carry-out on Scenic Highway, the AJCreports. According to Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter, the truck was heading northbound on Scenic Highway near Essex Drive when it crossed the southbound lanes and slammed into a strip mall.

It remains unknown whether or not the driver suffered from a medical condition that could have caused him to lose control of the vehicle, or if his fatal injuries were a result of the accident. The accident is still under investigation.

Tractor Trailer Accidents at Pope & Howard, P.C.

Tragic accidents like these are often preventable. Yet due to the sheer number of tractor trailers on Atlanta’s highways every day, they are bound to happen.

If you or a loved one was seriously injured in a tractor trailer accident, turn to the attorneys you can trust: Pope & Howard, P.C.. Because we began our careers by defending trucking companies, we have the insider knowledge that will help you win your case. We know that trucking companies routinely cut corners, pressure drivers into delivering shipments as quickly as possible, and often do not properly inspect their trucks before the drivers are set onto the road.

We also know that trucking companies often try to settle as quickly as possible to avoid a legal investigation. Remember, it’s well within your rights to hire an attorney regardless of the pressure you receive to accept a settlement from the insurance company.

Don’t wait to seek out legal representation. Call (404) 885-9999 to schedule your consultation with an experienced tractor trailer accident lawyer today.

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