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Officials Report Pedestrian Accident in Columbus, Georgia

April 15, 2019

COLUMBUS, GA. – According to an online news story reported at, officials report that an accident involving a pedestrian occurred in Columbus, Georgia. Little information about the accident was provided in the WTVM report. No one involved in the accident was identified by officials.*

The accident occurred sometime on Thursday, April 11, but the WTVM report does not say what time it happened. The Columbus Police Department and Columbus Fire/EMS reported that a pedestrian accident took place in the area of Dogwood Drive and Merrywood Drive in Columbus. 

Police and the report from WTVM did not say how the accident happened or what events were involved in the collision. It is not clear if a vehicle hit a pedestrian or if a pedestrian was involved in some other type of accident. No vehicles were described, and the report did not say whether the pedestrian was in the roadway when the accident occurred.

Police officers and WTVM report that injuries were sustained. The report did not specify whether injuries were sustained by the pedestrian, and the extent of the injuries was not reported. It is not clear if the injured person or persons required medical transport away from the scene. No one involved in the accident was identified. 

Several emergency agencies responded and investigated at the scene. It is not clear how long the area was blocked off. 

After the accident, Columbus emergency officials posted a message on social media, saying, “Columbus Police and Fire/EMS are on scene of an accident with injuries near Dogwood and Merrywood Drive. Pedestrian and vehicle. Please avoid the area.” 

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