When it comes to accidents, single-vehicle accidents are often the most common and most fatal type of accident. Rollover crashes that leave the roadway are another type of collision that has a high number of fatalities. Distracted driving is one of the major contributing factors to many single-vehicle crashes.
Nationwide, single-vehicle accidents account for 53% of all accidents where fatalities occurred. In Georgia, this number was slightly higher than the nationwide average, at 54%. Many single-vehicle accidents involve cars that leave the roadway, and of all deadly collisions, one in five collisions involves a single vehicle that, for whatever reason, left the roadway.
The Forsyth News reports that a woman was seriously injured after a single-vehicle accident.
Forsyth County authorities received a call and reported to the scene of the accident at about 7:35 A.M. on March 16th. An off-duty Forsyth County firefighter came across the scene of the accident on Jot Em Down Road.
There was a single person in the car, identified as 55-year-old Lisa Newmyer of Cumming. She was driving up GA. 400 in her Lexus. For an unknown reason, she veered off of the roadway and collided with a tree near the intersection of Jot Em Down Road.
The Forsyth County firefighter called for help. First responders arrived and freed Newmyer from her car. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. She is expected to recover.
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