An unfortunate car crash left four people dead and one injured. The crash occurred in the Bloomingdale area, when a van failed to stop at the stop sign and turned in front of a tractor-trailer at Fort Argyle and Old River roads. The time of the Fort Argyle road crash was around 5 p.m. The age of the youngest victim was 19.
The van was struck on the driver’s side, according to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). Multiple people were ejected from the van due to the collision. The crash resulted in four deaths. The deceased driver has been identified as Carlos Alejandro Aguilar Cardona, aged 27. The deceased passengers were identified as Anselmo Gomez, aged 48, Christian Ramirez, aged 21, and Jenson Gomez, aged 19.
One passenger, Juan Cardona, survived the crash but suffered serious injuries.
GSP Trooper Adam Massey said that the van’s occupants were members of two families. They were going back home from work back to Savannah. They were working for a contractor in the area. The driver of the tractor-trailer, Kenneth Odom, aged 42, from Ludowici, was not injured.
Following the Fort Argyle crash, the traffic remained suspended for five hours. GSP was leading the investigation whereas first responders were from Chatham and Bryan counties. A Facebook post from Chatham Emergency Services reiterated that people should drive safely and said their hearts go out to the people involved in this tragic accident.
If you or your loved ones suffered such a devastating accident, speak to an experienced Georgia personal injury attorney right away.