A motor vehicle accident involving a log truck and one vehicle in Macon County, Georgia Monday evening, April 4, 2020, fatally injured one woman.
As reported by 13WMAZ.com, “[a] Montezuma woman died Monday after being hit by a log truck in Macon County…the accident happened around 6 p.m. on Georgia Highway 80.”
According to the report, “a Mack Truck…was going south on the highway when he approached a red light at Travelers Rest Road. Belinda Woods, 68, was driving her Acura Integra east on Travelers Rest Road when she approached the intersection.”
Per the report, [the truck driver] then hit the driver’s side door of [Belinda]Woods’ car with the front of his truck.”
According to the media report, “[Belinda] Woods was airlifted to the Medical Center in Macon” but was sadly unable top recover from her injuries.
The accident investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Belinda Woods may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Belinda Woods should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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