Traffic crashes across Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period resulted in 12 traffic deaths. This year, the holiday travel period was 102-hours long. It began at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 27, and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 1.

Statewide, Georgia State Troopers investigated 556 traffic crashes that resulted in 214 injuries and nine fatalities. In addition to the traffic crash investigations, 325 people were arrested for driving under the influence. Troopers, MCCD Officers and Capitol Police Officer issued 11,735 citations and 16,259 warnings.

Local agencies reporting the other three traffic deaths during the holiday period were: Clayton Co. PD, South Fulton PD, and Henry Co. PD.

2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Count

6 p.m. Wed., Nov. 27 - 11:59 p.m. Sun., Dec. 1

102-Hour Holiday Period

Total Fatalities Reported in GeorgiaDeaths
Fatalities Investigated by GSP Troopers9
Fatalities Investigated by Local Agencies3
Total Fatalities Statewide for Holiday Period12


GSP TroopsAgencies Reporting FatalitiesTotal Fatalities
Troop A 0
Troop BGSP Toccoa, GSP Athens (2)3
Troop CClayton Co. PD, South Fulton PD2
Troop DGSP Villa Rica, Henry Co. PD2
Troop EGSP Madison, GSP Monroe2
Troop FGSP Reidsville, GSP Swainsboro2
Troop G 0
Troop H 0
Troop IGSP Brunswick1