Three Vehicles Collide in Walton County, Georgia
WALTON COUNTY, GA. – September 12, 2018 (waltontribune.com) As reported online by waltontribune.com, three vehicles collided September 12 in Walton County, Georgia.*
The collision occurred at the intersection of Ga. 11 and Bold Springs Road in Monroe, Georgia. The three-vehicle crash caused one of the vehicles to overturn. Walton County Fire Rescue responded to the scene, but it is not clear whether there was a vehicle fire or whether anyone was injured.
No details have yet been released about how the accident occurred, and none of the people involved has been identified. Walton County authorities are continuing to investigate and have not provided additional information to the public at this time.
Walton County is located in the northern portion of the state of Georgia. The county has an estimated population of more than 90,000, and its major roadways include Interstate 20, U.S. Route 78, and U.S. Route 278.
According to data collected by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, a fair amount of vehicle accidents occur in Walton County every year. In 2012, 1,453 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, resulting in injuries to 369 people and the deaths of five people. Accident figures rose steadily during the next four years. In 2016, a total of 2,729 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 679 injuries.
The highest number of vehicle fatalities from 2012 to 2016 occurred in 2016, when 16 people died in motor vehicle accidents. Almost 25 percent of those fatality accidents involved alcohol or excessive speeding. Two of the people killed were pedestrians.
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