Motorcyclist Injured After Crashing into Fence in Ellenton, Georgia
ELLENTON, GA. – According to an online news report from valdostatoday.com, a motorcyclist was injured December 28 after crashing into a fence in Ellenton, Georgia. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.*
At approximately 6 p.m. on December 28, 44-year-old William Ben Dosier, of Cook County, Georgia, was riding a 2007 Suzuki on Highway 37 in Ellenton. Near the Dollar General store at Ellenton-Omega Road, Dosier attempted to make a right turn, and his motorcycle left the roadway. He then crashed into a fence.
Dosier was transported to Archbold Memorial Hospital Thomasville with a broken leg and other non-life threatening injuries. It is not yet clear what caused him to lose control and crash.
Georgia State Patrol said Dosier’s driver’s license was suspended at the time of the accident. It does not appear Dosier was immediately cited, and no charges have been filed at this time. Investigation of the accident is ongoing.
Ellenton is located in Colquitt County in the south-central part of the state. The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety compiled crash datafor Colquitt County during the years 2012 through 2016 and found surprising jumps in the number of annual vehicle accidents during this time. In 2012, 191 vehicle accidents occurred in Colquitt County. The following year, the total number of accidents jumped to 920.
However, during the next year, in 2014, 749 vehicle accidents occurred in the county. Accident numbers then stay about the same leading to 2016. From 2012 to 2016, vehicle accidents resulted on average in about 187 injuries and about 10 fatalities.
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