On Wednesday, February 17th, at 5:39 pm, Bainbridge Public Safety Shift 3 officers were dispatched to 1019 East Broughton Street in reference to a traffic accident involving a child on a bicycle. Upon arrival, officers found a child laying in the roadway. Officers provided aid and comfort to the child, who was alert and conscious, until EMS arrived and made preparations for Life-Flight transport.
The accident investigation was turned over to the Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT). Georgia State Patrol investigators and Bainbridge Public Safety officers spent several hours at the scene following the accident. Georgia State Patrol arrested the driver of the vehicle, 25-year-old Regzine Powell, and turned her over to Bainbridge Public Safety for booking and fingerprinting. She was transported to the Decatur County Jail.
Bainbridge Public Safety wants to thank South Georgia EMS and Georgia State Patrol for their swift response to the scene. BPS officers have had the child in their thoughts and prayers since the time of the accident and ask you to join them in praying for a full and complete recovery from this traumatic incident.