A Busy Weekend in Twin City, Garfield area


One injured in Garfield crash

Shortly after 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, firefighters, EMS, and Sheriff’s deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash and fire on Mount Olivet Road by Plantation Lane. A 27-year-old male driver from East Dublin lost control of his four-door sedan. The car travelled across the roadway onto the shoulder. It then struck a large tree, rolled onto its side and caught fire. Although injured, the driver was able to escape the burning vehicle. EMS requested a medical helicopter, however, there were none available at the time. Due to his injuries, he was ground transported to the trauma center in Augusta. Fire personnel from Canoochee, Garfield and Twin City responded. The crash was investigated to the Sheriff’s Office.

Fire destroys camper in Garfield

Around 2:20 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, Canoochee, Garfield, Swainsboro and Twin City engines and firefighters responded to a RV camper burning on Monroe Street in Garfield. Heavy smoke and fire venting through the roof greeted first arriving units. Information was learned that there was a propane tank inside the camper. Due to the hazard of an explosion, an exterior attack was used to extinguish the fire. EMS medics staged in case they were needed.

Driver slightly injured in Lambs Bridge crash

Shortly before 8 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, Twin City firefighters, EMS and Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle rollover in front of 1258 Lambs Bridge Road. The driver of the four-door sedan swerved to avoid a deer. Due to a wet, dew-covered shoulder, he lost control and rolled over into a wooden fence. The male driver received minor injuries and was treated by EMS. The wreck was investigated by Post 19 of the Georgia State Patrol.

Driver transported following Twin City crash

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, Twin City firefighters and police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on Highway 80 East by North College Street. The driver of a four-door Chrysler sedan had run off the road, struck two small trees and flatten a highway route sign. A medical episode is thought to be the cause of the crash. EMS transported to injured driver to Emanuel Medical Center. Twin City Police investigated the crash.


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