State Troopers from the Swainsboro Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 17 traffic crashes during the month of September in Emanuel County. Sergeant First Class Young said the traffic crashes resulted in 19 injuries and no traffic deaths. They also investigated 13 traffic crashes in Emanuel County during the month of August, resulting in 13 injuries and no traffic deaths.
SFC Young said troopers from Post 19 also issued 257 traffic citations in the county during August, including 12 arrests for driving under the influence, 78 citations for speeding, 21 seat belt violations, and 22 child restraint violations. They also issued 232 warnings. In September, they issued 199 traffic citations in the county, including 12 arrests for driving under the influence, 73 citations for speeding, 16 seat belt violations and 24 child restraint violations. They also issued 237 warnings.
In other counties, the troopers from Post 19 investigated no traffic crashes in August or September. They also issued 39 citations in August, including 28 citations for speeding and 2 child restraint violations. In September, they issued 29 traffic citations out of the county, including 3 arrests for driving under the influence, 12 citations for speeding, one seat belt violation and one child restraint violation. They also issued 20 warnings in August and 27 warnings in September.
Article from TheBladePlus.com Swainsboro, GA