Georgia State Patrol Trooper Involved in Accident in Thomasville, Georgia
THOMASVILLE, GA. – September 17, 2018 (timesenterprise.com) According to an online news report from timesenterprise.com, an unidentified Georgia State Patrol Trooper was involved in a vehicle accident on the morning of September 17 in Thomasville, Georgia. It is not clear why the accident occurred.*
The accident took place at approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 17 on Old Monticello Road in Thomasville. The Trooper’s vehicle reportedly overturned off of the roadway, but the Trooper sustained only minor injuries. The Trooper has not been identified, and no additional details about the cause or circumstances of the accident have been reported at this time. More information should be available in the coming days.
Thomasville is located in Thomas County on the southern border of the state of Georgia. It has a population of approximately 45,000, and its major roadways include U.S. Route 19, U.S. Route 84, and U.S. Route 319.
According to data collected by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, vehicle accidents in Thomas County have yo-yoed during the last several years. In 2012, a total of 1,406 vehicle accidents occurred in the county. That number steadily dropped during the next three years, coming down to 935 total vehicle accidents in 2015. In 2016, however, the number of accidents in Thomas County jumped back up to 1,497. These accidents led to 398 injuries.
During a five-year period between 2012 and 2016, the highest number of fatal vehicle accidents occurred in 2016, when 10 people died in motor vehicle crashes. Two of the fatal accidents that year were related to excessive speeding.
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