Single-Vehicle Accident in Macon, Georgia, Kills Driver
MACON, GA. – October 25, 2018 (41nbc.com) According to an online news report from 41nbc.com, a single-vehicle accident October 24 in Macon, Georgia, tragically killed the driver of the vehicle.*
The accident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on October 24. Reports indicate 40-year-old Darrell Lamar Carson, of Roberta, Georgia, lost control of his vehicle on Interstate 75 South and crashed into a concrete barrier median near the Hartley Bridge Overpass. Carson was transported to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, where he was pronounced dead.
No other vehicles were involved in the collision. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash and have not yet released additional information.
Macon is located in Bibb County in the central portion of the state of Georgia. Bibb County has an estimated population of approximately 155,000, and its major roadways include Interstate 16, Interstate 75, Interstate 475, U.S. Route 23, U.S. Route 41, U.S. Route 80, and U.S. Route 129.
Vehicle accidents in Bibb County have seen a dramatic increase in the last several years, according to data from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. In 2012, a total of 858 accidents occurred in the county, leading to 220 injuries and 17 fatalities. The total number of accidents actually dropped the following year, to 696, but the number of fatalities grew to 31, which was the highest number of traffic deaths in Bibb County during a five-year period.
After 2013, vehicle accidents in Bibb County skyrocketed. In 2014, 2,547 accidents happened in the county, leading to 689 injuries and 23 deaths. By 2016, a total of 7,617 accidents occurred in the county, which resulted in injuries to 2,144 people and in the deaths of 28 people.
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