Three Injured in Crash on I-85 in Coweta County, Georgia
COWETA COUNTY, GA. – Three people were injured in a vehicle crash on Interstate 85 in Coweta County, Georgia, according to an online news report from wsbtv.com. Few details have been released about the circumstances of the crash at this point.*
The crash occurred near the Palmetto/Tyrone Exit on I-85 South in Coweta County. Little information has been released about the accident, but officials say three people were injured and transported to nearby hospitals. Reporters observed a life-flight helicopter land at the scene.
No information has yet been reported about the cause or nature of the accident or the number of vehicles involved. The injured persons have not been identified. The crash reportedly shut down a portion of I-85 South, causing delays in the county. Authorities in Coweta County are investigating the crash and have not provided further information at this time.
Coweta County is located in the western portion of the state of Georgia. The county is part of the Atlanta metro area and has an estimated population of 143,000. Its major roadways include Interstate 85, U.S. Route 27, and U.S. Route 29.
Vehicle accidents in Coweta County have risen in the last several years, according to data collected by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. In 2012, a total of 1,518 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, resulting in injuries to 444 people and 13 deaths. In 2016, the number of vehicle accidents in Coweta County had increased to 4,349. These accidents resulted in 1,118 injuries and 22 fatalities.
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