Washington County, GA – Two people killed in a head-on crash on Highway 88

Last updated Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Washington County, GA – Two people killed in a head-on crash on Highway 88

Two people lost their lives in a tragic fatal car accident in Georgia on Saturday, September 24, 2022 on Highway 88 on Fall Line Freeway at the Jefferson County line.

According to authorities, around 9 PM, a car traveling in the wrong lane crashed head-on into the other vehicle, causing a fatal accident.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash and will release more updates as they become available.

The victims who died in the crash were identified as Braint Ware of Statham, and Hassan Glasgow of Sandersville. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the bereaved families. 

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Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

In 2020, 4,999 road accidents were reported in Georgia, resulting in 6,640 injuries and 450 untimely deaths, according to data released by the Georgian National Statistics Office based on data provided by the Interior Ministry.

GDOT (Georgia Department of Transportation) statistics confirm that 70% of crash fatalities can be directly linked to unsafe driving behaviors.

Examples of unsafe driving behaviors include:

  • Driving under the influence
  • Distracted while driving – texting, phone calls, music, etc.
  • Driving without a seatbelt
  • Speeding recklessly

A majority (59%) of fatal car accident victims either did not wear a seatbelt or were not restrained adequately.

The risk of fatal car accidents is not limited to motorists. Among the yearly fatalities, 17% were pedestrians.

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