[UPDATE] Deputy, 2 Others Injured in Crash on Highway 20

By: Eyewitness News, LCSO Press Release
By: Eyewitness News, LCSO Press Release

UPDATE 10-3-2011

According to Lt. James McQuaig with the Leon County Sheriff's Office, everyone involved in the September 30th crash has been treated and released from the hospital.

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UPDATE 9-30-2011

LCSO Press Release

Tallahassee, FL - At approximately 7:08pm on September 30, 2011, Deputy Jason Glover was driving a Leon County Sheriff’s Office marked patrol car east bound on Blountstown Highway just west of Geddie Road. A 2009 GMC truck driven by James Adkins, 54, was traveling west bound on Blountstown Highway. The truck crossed the center line, striking the patrol car and a 1997 Dodge Caravan, driven by Jessica Stephens, 26. Two juveniles riding in the Caravan were not injured. All three drivers were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained during the crash. All of the injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding this crash is continuing. No charges have been filed at this time.

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UPDATE 9-30-2011

Traffic continues to be rerouted off of Highway 20 after a three vehicle accidents sends three drivers to the hospital including an on-duty sheriff's deputy.

The accident happened around 7:30pm on Highway 20 near Geddie Road.

Deputies tell WCTV that the injuries sustained seem to be non-life threatening in nature.

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Tallahassee, Fl -- September 30, 2011 --

A traffic accident on Highway 20 is affecting westbound traffic. Cars are being diverted onto side roads. Some reports have vehicles being diverted onto Geddie Road and others on Springhill Road.

LCSO has confirmed that a deputy was involved in the accident and that there have been injuries with people being sent to the hospital.

No word yet on the extent of the injuries of what caused the accident.


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  • by Susie Q Location: Tlh on Oct 3, 2011 at 02:50 PM
    Better have High 5 star Sheriff and Jane Sauls to have another meeting like they did recently when people complained. Better jump back up and have another meeting, which amounts to nothing. Do you two know how silly you look. Nothing has changed, everything the same. Only thing different, election coming up or neither of you would show. These two looking for votes, going to show they care. WEllllllllllllllllll......This goes on every day on that road, tailgating, passing on double yellow lines honking because you won't drive 80 miles an hour, to pacify the impatient to get where they are going. Tickets are only written for people the sheriff doesn't like. Surprising not more accidents, good brakes are in order.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 3, 2011 at 01:43 PM
    It is my understanding that DUI charges may be near.
  • by Anony Mouse Location: Tallahassee, Florida on Oct 3, 2011 at 01:11 PM
    I have been fortunate to avoid collisions with motorists whom are not aware they drift, or change lanes, while talking on their cell. Haven't been killed yet, but have been t-boned six times, by someone running that big red thing(that was "yellow") facing THEIR direction. Biggest baddest is the fone! If you cannot keep your mind on the road in front...Just don't make any calls while forcing that 4000 pound missile down the road! Carry on...
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