Preliminary findings show ‘no contributing factors’ for Ga. Public Safety division driver in Sylvester accident

‘No contributing factors’ for Ga. Public Safety division driver in Sylvester

SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Department of Public Safety said preliminary findings revealed that its division driver was not at fault in an accident that injured a mother and her child in Sylvester.

The findings show that the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) driver in the incident had "no contributing factors” in the Sept. 9 crash.

Department of Public Safety officials said the driver was going east in the left lane on Highway 520.

Department officials said the mother was “not walking in a marked crosswalk area, but in an area not designated for pedestrian traffic.”

Georgia State Patrol Post 40-Albany is handling the investigation.

Officials said this is an ongoing investigation.

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