BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) - Thomas County had three fatal car accidents this year. They're saying that's a dangerous number, considering all the accidents occurred in one month!
According to Georgia Government Traffic Safety, Thomas County usually has one to five fatalities a year. Officials say all of the fatal accidents this year were due to mistakes that could've been prevented.
"One fatal crash is one too many, and here we are already at three. I cannot stress enough how important it is to pay attention to not only what's going on, not only in your vehicle, but what's going on around you," said Thomas County Public Information Officer, Steve Jones.
Officials want you to always keep in mind to: Buckle up. Hang up. And slow down.