Florida man escapes serious injury after tractor-trailer overturns in Whitfield County Tuesday
According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 at around 11:22 PM a 2015 Volvo tractor-trailer being driven by Joseph Junior, 33 of Florida was traveling westbound on the GA #3 Connector in the right turning lane and was stopped at a red traffic signal. The driver attempted to turn left to enter the 1-75 Exit #328 Southbound on-ramp. As the tractor-trailer was turning, the trailer of the tractor-trailer began to lean to the right. The driver advised that he felt the trailer begin to lean and the next thing he knew, his vehicle rolled over. The tractor-trailer was loaded with pallets of spooled wire. It appears that the trailer was either loaded improperly or the cargo shifted during the turn. The Tractor-trailer came to an uncontrolled rest on its right side facing southbound on the S/B On-Ramp of Exit #328. The driver was transported to Hamilton Medical center by EMS.