At around 12:30 am on December 30, 2010, an 18 wheeler went off the road and overturned killing the passenger and injuring the driver. The accident occurred on I26 at mile marker 172.
The driver, Richard Eugene Bath, 51, of Ellaville, GA is being treated at Trident Medical Center. The passenger was a 54 year old man whose identity has not been released. The passenger is believed to have been in the sleeper section of the truck and was ejected and killed when the truck overturned.
The wreck is under investigation and no charges have been filed.