The Georgia State Patrol says that a collision involving two vehicles on a portion of W. Highway 16 may be attributed to speed. The accident occurred early in the morning on September 22. Two people were flown by helicopter to Atlanta Medical Center due to injuries sustained in the crash.
According to reports, a Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound at approximately 8:00 a.m. when it struck a Nissan Altima that was trying to get onto the highway. The collision with the Nissan caused the Toyota to go off the road and into the woods.
On September 4, 2017, a law enforcement officer was doing her duty by responding to an accident on I-75. As she was performing her job, she was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspected drunk driver.
According to reports, the officer had responded to a crash between a truck and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle had died on scene. The female officer was driving up to the scene of the accident, slowing her vehicle, and was struck by another vehicle being driven by a person suspected of being intoxicated. The officer was not injured seriously, but was reported to have been shaken up.
Many people believe, and rightly so, that the only place to see a tiger is in a zoo. No one living in the United States expects to look out their window and see a jungle cat on their sidewalk or in their backyard. This is exactly what happened in Atlanta last week in an unusual string of events.
According to reports, Suzy the tiger was being transported by a company called Feld Entertainment. The company was transporting the tiger from Tampa to Memphis. The drivers decided to make an overnight stop in Georgia, checked on Suzy and laid down to rest. When they arrived in Tennessee the next day, they realized Suzy was missing.
People of Atlanta, watch out: Hurricane Irma is on her way. As residents of Houston and the surrounding area assess the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the East Coast is preparing for the landfall of what may be the strongest hurricane of current record. Irma was spotted on the Atlantic Ocean just as Harvey was dying out, and people quickly took notice.
Hurricane Irma is currently classified as a Category 3 storm and is expected to be upgraded to a Category 4, if not a Category 5. If the storm remains at this level when it hits land, experts warn that destruction may be imminent. The state of Florida is already under a declaration of emergency, even though the storm is not expected to make landfall before the end of the week.
A crash occurred on a busy road early on August 24. A car and a motorcycle collided on Clifton Road and Ponce De Leon Avenue in the early morning hours, leaving the motorcyclist with fatal injuries. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody.
According to reports, a motorcyclist was driving in the area when a silver Porsche slammed into him from behind. The motorcyclist was dragged and pushed through the intersection. Residents of the area say that the intersection has been a problem for a long time. They claim that there has been an average of an accident a week in the area.
A woman in Valdosta has been charged as the result of an early-August motorcycle accident that sent two people to local hospitals with injuries. The Georgia State Patrol announced the charges following the woman’s arrest.
What would you do if you witnessed a car accident with severe injury? Would you rush to the scene to help? Many of us like to think we would render aid, but the truth is that we don’t really know how we will react until we are put in that situation. Thankfully, for one man, it wasn’t a single person that jumped into action following a motorcycle crash, but three. Those three people are being hailed as heroes and are credited for possibly saving the man’s life.
A police officer in DeKalb County was taken to a local hospital after an early-morning accident on July 25. A female jogger was also taken to a hospital following the accident. Here’s what happened, according to police reports.
The officer was responding to a call of a downed tree just before 7:30 a.m. As he was traveling down a local road, a vehicle attempted to make a left turn in front of his cruiser. The officer swerved to avoid a collision with that vehicle and, as a result, struck a pedestrian who was in a marked crosswalk.
In February 2014, a young woman was killed on a movie set in Georgia. The woman was part of a film crew and was helping set up for a scene. The crew setting up did not have permission to be on a particular set of train tracks and a train came barreling down the track. That train struck the woman, ending her life.
Imagine owning your own business. You have the pleasure of being your own boss, and you have something, if it is successful, to hand down to your children or other family members. It seems like the American dream.
Until something comes along that puts a serious kink in your plans.