Multiple Car Accident on Highway 84




There was a five car accident in the eastbound lanes of Highway 84 this morning.  Decatur County 911 received a call reporting the incident at 7:41 a.m.  According to preliminary reports, there was an initial accident involving three vehicles, followed by a second accident involving two additional vehicles.

According to Julie Harris, Community Affairs Director for the City of Bainbridge, 4 occupants were treated for injuries.  It is currently unknown how many, if any, were transported to Memorial Hospital. UPDATE: We have confirmed that two were transported to the hospital. The Georgia State Patrol worked the investigation while Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office provided traffic control.

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Based on witness reports, it appears that the sun may have played a factor in the crash, causing a “chain reaction” type incident, with several cars having front and rear end damage.

Eastbound traffic was temporarily redirected onto Blackjack Church Road while the scene was cleared.




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