A tractor trailer injury attorney notes that officials are investigating a crash involving a tractor trailer and SUV that occurred overnight, killing a 26-year-old woman. When fault on the part of truck drivers or trucking companies results in injury or death, victims may be eligible to recover compensation with the help of a trucking accident lawyer.
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Rainy Weather Reported to be a Possible Factor
Officials are investigating a tractor trailer accident that led to the death of a 26-year-old woman. According to a report by WMAZ in Macon, Georgia, the accident occurred around 10:45 pm when the woman collided with a semi truck. At the time of the accident, officials were unclear what directly caused the accident, however, they stated that rainy weather could have been a possible factor. The driver of the tractor trailer was unharmed.
According to an official working the scene of the collision, the accident was the second fatal crash to occur within an eight-hour time span on the same road. Due to previous accidents and as details began to emerge as to the possible cause of the accident, drivers were encouraged to take extra precautions in potentially dangerous weather conditions.
How a Tractor Trailer Injury Attorney Can Help
Truck drivers and trucking companies have a duty to make sure that they operate and maintain their vehicles in a safe manner. If this duty is not fulfilled, a trucking accident may occur, and the truck driver or trucking company can be held liable for injuries that may result.
Drivers or passengers who are injured in a tractor trailer accident may be entitled to compensation for damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Scarring and disfigurement
The families of those killed may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
People who have been injured in a tractor trailer accident are advised to seek the advice of an experienced tractor trailer accident attorney to help them protect their legal rights.
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