Was the trailer overloaded?
Is this trailer inspected at all?
How was the Trailer attached to the Ball?
What training did the driver receive?
What standards are in place for a Utility Trailer In Georgia?
This accident did not have to happen, our organization is deeply unsettled by the loss of another life.
Hall man killed in Commerce crash
Athens Banner-Herald | Story updated at 10:30 pm on 6/16/2009
A crash on the Commerce bypass killed a Hall County man and left two others with serious injuries.
A pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with mulch overturned on U.S. Highway 441 near Georgia Highway 98 shortly before 9:30 a.m. Monday.
The wreck killed the driver, Israel Contreras-Alvarez, 57, of Flowery Branch, according to the Georgia State Patrol's Athens post.
Two passengers were taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville with serious injuries. A patrol operator identified them as Oscar Vallejo, 37, of Gainesville, and Israel Contreras-Partida, 30, of Dade City, Fla.
The truck was heading north when the trailer began to sway, and the vehicle went into a ditch and overturned.