GDOF Transport Van Involved in an Accident on Highway 212 in Baldwin County, Georgia
BALDWIN COUNTY, GEORGIA - A traffic accident news story posted on 13wmaz.com reports that all traffic lanes along Highway 212 by Old Plantation Trail were closed following a severe crash.*
According to the Department of Transportation, one of its prisoner transport vans was involved in the crash. The news report states that the Georgia Department of Corrections transport van crashed with a passenger vehicle, and the driver of the car was severely injured. Two people riding in the prisoner transport van also sustained accident-related injuries. There were no inmates riding in the Georgia Department of Corrections Transport van at the time of the accident.
The Georgia State Patrol was called in to investigate the motor vehicle accident. All traffic in the area was backed up on both northbound and southbound traffic lanes, and all motorists were advised to avoid the area. The identities of the crash victims were not made public by the Georgia State Patrol. The news reporters will provide additional updates to the accident news story as additional information is released to the public.
The accident site was shut down for several hours as emergency medical services and the Georgia State Patrol handled the crash scene, managed traffic, and helped the accident victims. Accident eyewitnesses are encouraged to give any helpful information that they have to help law enforcement in their investigation of this accident. No criminal charges were reported at this time.
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