Two-Vehicle Wreck Slows Traffic in Macon, Georgia
MACON, GA. – A two-vehicle wreck slowed traffic on Interstate 75 in Macon, Georgia according to an online news report from wgxa.tv. Little information about the wreck is available at this time.*
The wreck occurred in Pio Nono in Macon, Georgia. Authorities say a car was pulling off the I-75 exit ramp by the Bojangles on Pio Nono and struck another vehicle. The second vehicle was reportedly carrying a family. No one was seriously injured, according to officials.
The circumstances of the crash are not completely clear, and no information was reported about potential charges or citations. No one involved in the crash has been identified.
Following the accident, traffic was slowed on I-75 and around the area in Macon. Authorities are still investigating and have not yet released additional information.
Macon is located in Bibb County in the central portion of the state of Georgia. Vehicle accidents in Bibb County have seen a dramatic increase in the last several years, according to data from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. In 2012, a total of 858 accidents occurred in the county, leading to 220 injuries and 17 fatalities. The total number of accidents actually dropped the following year, to 696, but the number of fatalities grew to 31, which was the highest number of traffic deaths in Bibb County during a five-year period.
After 2013, vehicle accidents in Bibb County skyrocketed. In 2014, 2,547 accidents happened in the county, leading to 689 injuries and 23 deaths. By 2016, a total of 7,617 accidents occurred in the county, which resulted in injuries to 2,144 people and in the deaths of 28 people.
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