Dunwoody Woman Dies After Vehicle Accident in Sandy Springs, Georgia
SANDY SPRINGS, GA. – October 12, 2018 (patch.com) According to an online news story from patch.com, a woman from Dunwoody, Georgia tragically died after being involved in a vehicle accident October 11 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.*
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on October 11, a 2000 Crown Victoria and a 2011 Jeep Compass collided near the intersection of Glenridge Connector and Meridian Mark Road. The Jeep came to a rest in the median, but the Crown Victoria accelerated across the median and struck an embankment on the side of the road. The Crown Victoria then went airborne and hit a concrete parking deck, according to police.
The driver of the Crown Victoria, 92-year-old Harriett Baily, of Dunwoody, has to extricated from the vehicle and was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. She later died of her injuries. The driver of the Jeep has not been identified, and his or her current medical condition is not known.
The Sandy Springs Police Department is investigating and has not released additional information at this time.
Sandy Springs is located in Fulton County, which includes the City of Atlanta. Fulton County has a large population — estimated at more than 1 million — and has vehicle accident numbers to match. In 2016, according to data from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, nearly 61,000 vehicle accidents occurred in Fulton County. These vehicle accidents led to 12,875 injuries and 129 deaths.
During the five-year period between 2012 and 2016, Fulton County had a major jump in vehicle collisions. In 2012, a total of 22,275 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 4,498 injuries and 77 deaths. By 2015, the number of accidents had grown well above 50,000, with fatality accidents reaching above 100.
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