Man injured in Vada Road wreck

Published 11:04 am Tuesday, May 26, 2015


BPS lifts the driver on to a stretcher Tuesday morning after an accident on Vada Road. — Powell Cobb

Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a vehicle accident on Vada Road around 10:20 p.m. this morning.

A man driving toward Bainbridge in a Hyundai reportedly collided with a City of Bainbridge truck leaving town. The accident occurred near the Decatur County Fairgrounds.

The damage done to the driver’s side of the car forced BPS to use hydraulic rescue tools to remove the door. The driver was injured and was sent to Memorial Manor and Hospital by Decatur EMS.

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According to BPS investigator Robert Humphrey, the City of Bainbridge truck experienced issues with its steering capabilities. The driver lost control and hit the Hyundai, which swerved in an attempt to dodge the oncoming vehicle.