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Police Officer Involved in Vehicle Accident in Hinesville, Georgia


April 20, 2019

HINESVILLE, GA. – According to an online news report posted at wsav.com, a police officer was involved in a vehicle accident in Hinesville, Georgia. Georgia State Patrol is investigating the collision, and Troopers have reported that a car turned in front of the police officer. No serious injuries were reported from the crash.*

The crash happened during the late evening hours on April 16 at an intersection of two highways in Hinesville. Georgia State Patrol and WSAV report that an officer with the Hinesville Police Department was driving his patrol vehicle in the city at approximately 10:30 p.m. and came to the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 84. 

Troopers say that the officer started to pass through the intersection when a car turned into his path. Troopers said the officer had the right-of-way at the time. Georgia State Patrol’s Lyle Thurmond said the officer did not have time to avoid the collision, and the two vehicles crashed into each other in the intersection. 

The other vehicle was not described in the report outside of it being blue in color. It is not clear how many people were riding in this car. Georgia State Patrol reported that no one involved in the accident was seriously injured. It is not clear if anyone required medical treatment, and no one involved was identified, including the police officer. 

The WSAV report did not identify a cause for the accident and did not provide information about the circumstances that might have led to the collision. Troopers indicated that the driver of the car received a citation for the collision, but the report from WSAV did not say what kind of citation was issued. 

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Source:https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/hinesville-police-officer-involved-in-crash-in-midway/1932448754

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