A truck hauling formaldehyde in a double trailer overturned on Interstate 75 in Dalton, Georgia, spilling chemicals across the freeway and spurring a series of chain-effect accidents in its wake. According to OnlineAthens.com, southbound I-75 was closed after the FedEx truck flipped. Two other wrecks occurred in backed-up traffic following the accident. One motorist was treated for minor injuries.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.