A train engineer and a truck driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries when their vehicles collided in Homerville, Georgia, on Tuesday, April 9. According to a report by WALB.com, the tractor trailer, which was hauling a load of mulch, was crossing the CSX tracks on Highway 441 when it pulled into the path of the train.
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.
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