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- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, April 1
Patient Ejected From Ambulance In I-575 Accident – Holly Springs Patch A patient and two medics riding in an AmeriMed Emergency Medical Services ambulance were injured in a roll-over accident early Sunday morning in Canton. According to a Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services press release, dispatchers received a call around 2 a.m. Sunday from the patient inside the ambulance notifying them of the accident, which occurred along Interstate 575 near Georgia Highway 140 at Exit 16. Visit Holly Springs Patch for more on this story. Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Marietta - Marietta Patch The Marietta Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident. The accident…
The Georgia State Patrol reported its troopers investigated 586 accidents as of daybreak today.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, December 31, 2012
UPDATED 5:45 a.m., Jan. 2. Georgia State Troopers have investigated more crashes during this New Year's holiday than last year, with injuries rising above New Year's 2012 levels, and almost as many deaths – six so far this year, compared to seven last year. The GSP investigated three of the fatal traffic accidents, with local agencies investigating the other three. Troopers have investigated 585 accidents as of daybreak today, Jan. 1, which included 266 injuries and three deaths. During last year's entire 102-hour holiday, the Department of Public Safety investigated 296 accidents. Those accidents included 172 injuries and 7 deaths. Deaths have been investigated by the following Troop locations and local agencies: The fatal crashes …