Vehicle Accident Reported on I-20 in Columbia County, Georgia
COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA. – August 29, 2018 (wjbf.com) According to an online news report from wjbf.com, authorities in Columbia County, Georgia, responded to a vehicle accident on Interstate 20 August 29.*
The crash occurred on I-20 East near mile marker 194, at Jimmie Dyess Parkway. The accident reportedly involved two vehicle. No details were reported about the cause of the crash or the number of people involved. It is not clear whether any injuries occurred as a result of the crash. The crash reportedly caused traffic on the interstate to back up, but there were no roadblocks reported. The accident was cleared before 10 a.m. that day.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that more than 34,000 fatal vehicle crashes occurred in the United States in 2016. More than 37,000 people were killed as a result of these accidents. The fatalities averaged 11.6 per 100,000 people and 1.16 per every 100 million miles traveled in the United States.
On a state level, the fatality rates ranged from 4.0 per every 100,000 people in the District of Columbia to 23.1 per every 100,000 people in Mississippi. The rates also ranged from 0.66 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled in Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island, to 1.88 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled in South Carolina.
Georgia’s 2016 fatality rates, according to the IIHS data, were closer to the top of the national ranges. The state’s individual data shows 15.1 deaths in 2016 per every 100,000 people and 1.29 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled.
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