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Hwy 21 accident claims life
Broken windshield

SPRINGFIELD -- A Thursday morning accident in front of Southern Motors Springfield on Ga. Hwy 21 resulted in a fatality.

 A box truck slammed into the rear of tractor-trailer rig that was parked on the highway at approximately 11:30 a.m.. The rig was loaded with a few vehicles..

The box truck went airborne after striking the trailer and landed upside down on the shoulder of the road.

The identity of the victim hasn't been released.

Southbound Hwy 21 traffic was rerouted into a northbound lane for a few hours after the accident.