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Category Archives: Tractor-Trailer Accidents

Logging Truck Crash in Macon

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

Sometimes, it is helpless children who find themselves in critical condition after a car accident. In Macon recently, the police reported that an Oldsmobile Achiva was pulling out of an apartment complex when it was hit by a logging truck. The man driving the logging truck attempted to miss the car, but failed to… Read More »

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Speed Limit Raise Passes Legislative Hurdle

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

If you have lived in the Atlanta area for any length of time, you know that Atlanta drivers like to speed. If you get onto I-285 when the traffic is clear, very few people stick to the posted 55 MPH speed limit. In some areas, it’s so common to speed that going at the… Read More »

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Don’t let the snow get you down

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

Yesterday, Atlanta was hit with a snowstorm that rivaled the ‘snowmageddon’ that happened in 2011. Cars were stranded, buses fell off the road into ditches, and ten minute commutes expanded into 3 hour commutes. There were reports of people taking upwards of six hours to get home. It started snowing early in the day… Read More »

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Family Goes to the Legislature to Propose New Road Rage Law

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

When a close family member dies in an accident, especially a young person, parents may feel that the actions of the court are not enough to punish the people in the crime. Lawsuits and criminal charges can only go so far. Sometimes a parent will decide that they need to take their demands to… Read More »

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Fiery Crash on I-75 Kills 2 and Injures More

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

Construction slowdowns forced the driver of a semi-tractor trailer to stop his rig on I-75. Unfortunately, 40 year old Vahid Husic of Lawrenceville was not able to stop his vehicle in time before crashing into a BMW. That BMW smashed forward into a 2011 Town and Country minivan. That vehicle hit several more from… Read More »

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Two Killed, One Critically Hurt in Negligent Gwinnett County Tractor-Trailer Crash

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

A tragic semi-truck accident in Gwinnett County has left two people dead and one seriously injured. According to Gwinnett County Police Sergeant Brian Doan, the accident occurred when the driver of a PT Cruiser that was headed west on Shawnee Industrial Boulevard turned in front of a big rig headed north on Satellite Boulevard…. Read More »

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One Killed in Negligent Three-Vehicle Crash Involving an 18-Wheeler in Cobb County

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

A daytime tractor-trailer collision on Interstate 285 in Cobb County snarled traffic for hours and left one person dead. According to Cobb County Police Spokesperson Sergeant Dana Pierce, a semi, a Lexus sedan, and a Toyota pick-up truck were headed east on the freeway near the Chattahoochee bridge around 4:20 pm when the fatal… Read More »

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Two Killed, Three Hurt in Murray County Tractor-Trailer Accident on Georgia 136

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Two children were recently killed and three other people were hurt in a tragic two-vehicle crash in Murray County near the Gordon County Line. According to a Georgia State Patrol spokesperson, Franka Young, the accident occurred when a GMC Envoy that was headed south on Old U.S. 411 failed to stop at a stop… Read More »

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Two Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident Caused by Semi on I-75 in Bartow County

By Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. |

On December 21st, two people were killed in a daytime hit-and-run crash when a semi struck a sport utility vehicle (SUV) in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near exit 293 in Bartow County. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the tractor-trailer was changing lanes when it hit a Ford Expedition driven by 29-year-old… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed by Semi While Crossing Highway in Conyers

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A 67-year-old Conyers man was recently killed in a Rockdale County pedestrian accident that involved a tractor-trailer. Melvin Duerson was reportedly walking his bicycle across Georgia Highway 138 near South Main Street in Conyers when he was hit by a semi-truck that was headed north. Immediately following the collision, emergency responders allegedly transported Duerson… Read More »

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