William Whitaker Killed in Semi-Truck Accident on I-20 in Atlanta, GA

January 17, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
William Whitaker
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Georgia State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Direction Traveled
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle lost control, overturned and crashed into three other vehicles and then a concrete barrier

What Happened

Georgia State Patrol authorities released the name of the man killed in a semi-truck accident on I-20 in Atlanta, GA that killed one person on January 17th, 2019. 20-year-old William Whitaker was killed when a semi-truck lost control and overturned before crashing into three vehicles. Whitaker was a driver in one of the vehicles struck. The driver of the semi-truck, 53-year-old Mario Polier, faces potential charges.

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