Georgia Church Van Crashes Killing Four and Injuring More Than a Dozen
Posted on Oct 11, 2010
On Sunday, October 3, 2010 a church group from The Tabernacle of Prayer and Deliverance in Columbus, Georgia was travelling southbound on U.S. Highway 27 in Early County heading toward Florida. At approximately 6:45 p.m. one of the rear tires blew out, and the van driver lost control of the vehicle. Georgia State Patrol reports that the van turned over several times and hit the median before coming to a rest.
There were 19 people, including children, onboard the van that had a maximum capacity of 15. Several of the van occupants were ejected from the vehicle. Four of the people in the van were killed, and 15 were injured in this Georgia van crash. Three of the people who lost their lives were declared dead at the scene of the accident. Media reports that one of the deceased was the church’s young pastor. Reports also indicate that all of the other 15 passengers are in Early and Miller County hospitals and that many of them have life threatening injuries.
We extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed in this fatal Georgia accident and to the entire congregation of the Tabernacle of Prayer and Deliverance. We also extend our best wishes for a full and speedy recovery to those injured in this crash.