Accident slows traffic on US-82

Photo Credit: Matt Prichard

Georgia State Patrol officials, along with the Terrell County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident on US-82 that left a semi-truck sticking out into traffic.

The driver of the semi-truck says that he was making a wide right turn when he spotted the small SUV in his blind spot. Luckily, the driver of the smaller vehicle saw the truck closing her in and swerved onto a grassy slope, narrowly avoiding the turning truck.

Officials on the scene say there were no injuries in the incident, however traffic was backed up for 30-minutes as a result.

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