Georgia State Patrol has investigated 456 crashes with 191 injuries.
Ten traffic deaths have been reported since the 102-hour Christmas holiday travel period began Friday at 6 p.m. up to 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Georgia State Patrol. There have been 456 crashes with 191 injuries and seven deaths investigated by the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). The fatalities count is already much higher than in 2011, when three traffic deaths were reported. Last year there were 1,898 accidents with 693 injuries reported by all agencies. Fatalities have been reported in the following jurisdictions during this holiday travel period: The travel period ended at midnight on Tuesday.
Georgia State Patrol Troopers to be patrolling during holiday period. Motorists urged to 'Buckle Up.'
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to make safety a priority while traveling to visit family and friends for Thanksgiving Day. The Thanksgiving holiday period is one of the heaviest-traveled in Georgia each year, according to a GSP holiday travel advisory. This year, the holiday travel period will cover 102 hours beginning Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 6 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. During last year’s Thanksgiving period, the Georgia State Patrol investigated 437 traffic crashes that resulted in 397 injuries and eight fatalities. Statewide there were 2,571 crashes, 1,099 injuries and 13 traffic deaths, according to statistics from the Crash Reporting Unit at the Georgia Department of Transportation. The highest number of …
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