Authorities Respond to Crash on Highway 27 in Summerville, Georgia
SUMMERVILLE, GA. – As reported online by thesummervillenews.com, authorities responded to the scene of an accident December 12 on Highway 27 in Summerville, Georgia. Little information is known about the accident at this time.*
The crash occurred on the morning of December 12 in Summerville. Authorities say two vehicles somehow collided at the intersection of Highway 27 and Georgia Avenue. No information was released about the makes and models of those vehicles. Injuries were reported, but officials did not say how many people were injured or how seriously they were injured.
It is not clear how the accident happened, and no one involved has been identified. Traffic delays were reported in the area, and drivers were encouraged to find alternate routes. No additional information is available at this time.
Summerville is located in Chattooga County in the northwest corner of the state of Georgia. The county has an estimated population of 25,000 and is adjacent to Floyd County and DeKalb County.
According to information compiled by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the number of vehicle accidents occurring in Chattooga County had held relatively steady during the last several years. In 2012, 525 vehicle accidents occurred in the county, leading to 183 injuries and five deaths. In 2013, the numbers rose slightly to 544 total accidents, 185 injuries, and five deaths.
The county’s accident numbers remained largely the same in 2014 and 2015 — around 545 accidents, 180 injuries, and four deaths. In 2016, the number of accidents in Chattooga County increased to 579, from which 210 people were injured, and seven people died.
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