Hall Co deputy involved in deadly crash faces charges

Fired Hall County Deputy (Picture source


Fired deputy Aaron Buchanan, who was involved in a deadly crash killing an 84-year-old man is now being charged.

Georgia State patrol confirmed that Buchanan 31, was off-duty, speeding in his 2017 Ford Taurus Thursday morning on Georgia Highway 53 in Gainesville.

GSP says that that Jon Williams jones, 84, driving a 2006 Lexus was stopped at a stop sign on Nix Drive. HWY 53. When Jones proceeded forward, the deputy’s speeding portal car crashed into the passenger side of the 2006 Lexus.

The fatal crash left both parties involved injured. John Jones 84, died from his injuries, His wife 81-year-old Doris Jones was also injured and being treated. Aaron Buchanan has been released from the hospital.

Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch said Buchanan “failed to follow his training and our agency’s long-standing policies and procedures and neglected to obey state law.”

“This type of reckless behavior will not be tolerated by anyone,” the sheriff continued.

He is being charged with vehicular homicide, serious injury by vehicle, speeding and reckless driving.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office says he has not yet been booked in the Hall County Jail.


Source: Fox5Atlanta, wgauradio

Coweta County: Deputy opens fire striking driver of stolen tractor-trailer

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A man in a stolen tractor trailer Is shot multiple times by Coweta County deputy after refusing to stop the stolen vehicle. Authorities said that he led them on a car chase on I-85 Tuesday afternoon.

According to the sheriffs’ office, the tractor- trailer was located through electronic tracking. The tractor- tailor strike several cars trying to escape as Office attempted to stop the stolen vehicle.

“The stolen vehicle did not stop, and in the ensuing pursuit, swerved to strike multiple innocent motorists,” a Coweta County Sheriff’s Office release said. “Due to the immediate threat of life to civilians and law enforcement personnel, CCSO Deputies used deadly force during the chase to disable the vehicle.”

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the driver was taken to the hospital and had no life-threatening injuries.


Source:  AJC, 1Alive

Teenager killed in Crash on I-75 in Cobb

18-year-old teen dead and another seriously injured after a tractor trailer crashed into the rear of a sedan ejecting both teens.

The southbound lanes of I-75 in cobb county were closed 8:30 p.m. due to the incident. According to officials, a 2003 Toyota Camry was traveling southbound when it stopped in the fourth lane from the left just south of Delk Road.

Approaching the same lane was a tractor Traylor. The truck collided into the Toyota, pushing it across two lanes.

Source: Fox5Atlanta


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Holcomb Bridge Rd. Now open After Deadly Vehicle Crash In Roswell

According to the Roswell Police Department, two drivers Collided in the intersection of Holcomb Road and South Holcomb Bridge on Saturday, February 12th.

Both drivers have serious injuries from the crash. The identities of those involved in the accident have not been released. Holcomb Bridge Road has since been open again.

Source: Fox5Atlanta