Injured? Dial #WIN or #946 from your cellphone for your free consultation or call 1-800-LAW-NEED.
Call Us 24/7
( 1-800-529-6333 )
Click to Call 24/7

Tragic, Fatal Twiggs County Accident on GA 96 at I-16

October 22, 2021

JEFFERSONVILLE, GEORGIA - A news article published on reports that the Georgia State Patrol has published its findings from its preliminary investigation regarding a fatal accident that transpired in Twiggs County last Monday.*  That accident closed down all traffic lanes on GA 96 at I-16.

The Georgia State Patrol communicated that the accident occurred at around 12:45 in the afternoon and involved two motor vehicles. The first motor vehicle presented by the Georgia State Patrol was a Chevrolet Malibu car that was traveling Eastbound on State Route 96.  The second vehicle involved in the accident was a "Freightliner single unit truck," which was traveling the West on State Route 96.

According to the Georgia State Patrol's preliminary accident investigation, the agency reported that the car traveled over the highway's centerline and into the Westbound lane.  The Freightliner truck attempted to swerve to the right and ran off of the road to prevent striking the car.  However, the truck and the car collided head-on, and the car spun to a stop. The Freightliner crashed halfway into a ditch on the shoulder of GA 96.

The Georgia State Patrol reported that the driver of the car, a 29-year-old man from Swainsboro, passed away from his accident-related injuries at the accident scene.  

Accident News is a safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help people better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes. To learn more about our injury prevention programs, please visit We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or a family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at


* Disclaimer / Questions / Concerns

Category: Accident News

Please Note:
All information provided by our blogs is general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Consult a Montlick attorney for details about your unique situation.