The driver of a tractor trailer lost control of his truck Saturday afternoon on I-95 in Camden County, Georgia, and crossed out of his lane, striking a Volkswagen Tiguan that was also travelling northbound.
The truck and car travelled over the median and guardrail into oncoming traffic on the highway’s southbound lanes, striking another four vehicles.
The accident shut down the southbound lanes of I-95 for over six hours.
The driver of the VW, a 67-year old woman from Jupiter, Florida, was killed and 17 others injured when the driver of a tractor trailer lost control of his vehicle Saturday afternoon on Interstate 95 in Camden County.
A Kingsland police officer travelling on I-95 when the accident occurred is credited with pulling an unconscious man from a burning vehicle. Seventeen people from the vehicles involved were transported by ambulance or helicopter to Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick, Camden Campuses, and UF Shands Hospital in Jacksonville. The driver of the truck was also hospitalized.
Victims in truck accidents need an advocate. Insurance carriers will naturally try to minimize a claim to control their profit margins, but that does not mean a victim has to settle for it. At Kicklighter Law, based in Springfield, Georgia, attorneys have over 35 years experience, trying over 1,000 cases and 100 jury trials. We serve clients in Springfield, Effingham County, Savannah and surrounding communities. Call the office for a consultation at 912-754-6003 or contact us online.