As reported by The Citizen on line, three people were injured Wednesday afternoon when a sheriff’s police vehicle crashed into them just south of Fayetteville, Georgia. According to the report the Capt. Deborah Hannah, the wife of Sheriff Wayne Hannah was responding to a burglar alarm call.
Capt. Hannah was traveling eastbound on South Jefferson Davis Drive, with her sirens going and her emergency lights on in her marked sheriff’s vehicle when she approached the intersection of , when with her lights going and in a marked sheriff 2009 Ford Explorer.
As Capt. Hannah approached and intersection with Helen Sams Parkway, according to this report Danielle Mask who was driving a 1994 Pontiac Sunbird turned in front of Capt. Hannah, not allowing Capt. Hannah the opportunity to avoid the collision.
Ms. Mask was driving with her four year old daughter who was properly restrained in her child seat. Due to the nature of the collision all three were injured. Ms. Mask was transported to Atlanta Medical Center, her daughter was transported to Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center, and Capt. Hannah was taken to Piedmont Fayetteville Hospital.
Due to the fact that a sheriff’s vehicle was involved with the collision the Georgia State Patrol will continue to investigate the collision.
Apparently, there are some concerns over Capt. Hannah’s use of her sirens and blue lights, and there appear to be suspicions as to whose home she was heading too to investigate the burglar alarm call.