Man dies in Wheeler County crash, toddler taken to hospital

ALAMO, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A truck driver is dead and his 3-year-old child was rushed to a local hospital after the 18 wheeler they were traveling in overturned.

The accident happened Tuesday around 3:30 p.m. on Bells Ferry Road near the Montgomery County line.

According to Sheriff Roger Bryant with the Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office 30-year-old Michael Brandon Soles died at the scene of the crash.

Soles attempted to go around a sharp curve when his truck flipped over.

Sheriff Bryant says changes were made to the road and it is not made for trucks.

Sole’s child is listed in stable condition.

The accident is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

This is the first fatal accident in Wheeler County in 4 years