On Friday, August 28, at approximately  4:50 p.m., a two-vehicle collision occurred on I-75 SB MM 293. According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the collision involved a tractor-trailer and a Jeep Cherokee. The tractor-trailer was in the right southbound lane. The driver of the Jeep was merging onto I-75 when she lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep struck the right side of the tractor-trailer which caused it to lose control and strike the bridge rail. The impact with the bridge caused damage to the tractor-trailer’s fuel tanks, which caused a fire to ignite. The tractor-trailer and the Jeep came to a final rest on the right shoulder.  The driver of the tractor-trailer succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) is assisting with the investigation. The report is not complete.