Henry County News
Update: The occupants of the pick-up truck who were killed in Thursday’s Henry County I-75 accident have been identified. According to Fox5Atlanta.com, “the pickup driver was Jose Ibarra Yanez, 42, of Dublin, Georgia. His three passengers, all from Dublin, were Juana Adaliris Ortiz-Martinez, 31; Jaime Sanchez, 26; and Fermin Sanchez, 20.”
A motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles left four people dead and one injured Thursday, May 16, 2019.
According to AJC.com, “[t]he wreck, which happened at Ga. 20 near Exit 218 around 12:15 p.m., involved two tractor-trailers and a pickup truck.” According to the report, “a tractor-trailer hauling potatoes struck the rear of the pickup truck pulling a trailer filled with pine straw, pushing it into another tractor-trailer containing rubber particles…[t]he collision caused a fire, and all four people in the pickup truck were killed.” AJC.com reports that the driver of the tractor-trailer that struck the pickup “is considered at-fault…[t]hat driver…was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.”
Charges may be pending according to the media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, and depending on who is deemed to be at fault in causing the accident, any injured victims may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their injuries. Additionally, the families of any deceased victims may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their loss. Based upon its extensive experience and success handling these types of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the families of any deceased victims and any injured victims should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. 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 any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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