One Person Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Alpharetta, Georgia
ALPHARETTA, GA. – October 25, 2018 (patch.com) One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash October 24 in Alpharetta, Georgia, according to an online news report from patch.com.*
The accident occurred overnight on October 24. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Windward Parkway veered off the road near Alderman Drive in Alpharetta. The car traveled into an embankment, flipped, and came to a rest in a business parking lot. An employee or security guard at the business called 911 after the crash.
One person was tragically killed in the accident, and he is assumed to be the driver of the vehicle. His name has not been released. Authorities do not believe any other people or vehicles were involved. It is not yet clear what caused the driver to veer off of the roadway. Investigation continues, and no additional details are available at this time.
Alpharetta is located in Fulton County, Georgia. Fulton County has a large population — estimated at more than 1 million — and includes the City of Atlanta. With its large population, the county also has a large number of vehicle accidents. 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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