Several Injured in Tractor-Trailer Wreck on Ga. 96
CRAWFORD COUNTY, GA. – August 31, 2018 (13wmaz.com) A vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer August 31 on Ga. 96 sent several people to the hospital, according to an online news report from 13wmaz.com.*
The crash occurred in the early morning hours of August 31 at the intersection of Ga. 96 and River Road in Crawford County, Georgia. The crash reportedly involved a tractor-trailer and an SUV. Two men and one woman were injured and transported to nearby hospitals.
It is not clear how the accident occurred. The people involved have not been identified. Georgia State Patrol Troopers and emergency crews worked for several hours to clear the scene, and GSP is still investigating.
Crawford County is located in the central part of the state of Georgia. The county has an estimated population of about 13,000, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, and is adjacent to Bibb County and Macon County. Its major roadways include Interstate 75, U.S. Route 80, and U.S. Route 341.
According to information compiled by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the number of vehicle accidents occurring in Crawford County has increased during the last several years. In 2012, 51 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 15 injuries and one death. In 2013, the numbers rose slightly to 72 total accidents, 22 injuries, and one deaths.
The county’s total accident numbers then actually dropped in 2014 — 58 accidents — but injuries and deaths increased. By 2016, the number of accidents in Crawford County rose significantly to 300, from which 47 people were injured, and four people died.
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