Wreck Reported on I-20 in Rockdale County, Georgia
ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA. – A wreck on Interstate 20 East in Rockdale County, Georgia, was reported by an online news story at wsbradio.com. Little information about the crash has been released at this time.*
It is not yet clear what caused the accident. The collision occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-20, near Sigman Road (Exit 78), in Rockdale County. The circumstances of the crash were not reported. It is not clear how many vehicles were involved, and no information about injuries was reported.
The crash was affecting the right shoulder at the time of the afternoon commute and causing delays on the interstate. No additional information has been reported about this crash.
Rockdale County is located in the north-central part of the state of Georgia. According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Rockdale County has seen a rise in the number of vehicle accidents that occur inside its boundaries. In 2012, a total of 2,001 vehicle accidents occurred in Rockdale County, which resulted in injuries to 486 people and in the deaths of eight people. The total number of accidents and injuries actually dropped the following year, while the fatality rate remained the same — 1,966 total accidents, 456 injuries, eight deaths.
After 2013, the number of accidents and injuries in the county increased significantly. Close to 3,000 accidents occurred in Rockdale County in 2014, causing 600 injuries and nine deaths. By 2015, 3,502 accidents took place in the county, with more than 823 injuries reported. The numbers increased again in 2016, with 3,752 total accidents, 888 injuries, and 13 deaths.
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Sources:https://www.gahighwaysafety.org/fullpanel/uploads/files/rockdale.pdf and https://www.wsbradio.com/traffic#incidents