UPDATE: 8:21 p.m. After an intensive manhunt the suspect was apprehended and the child returned to its mother we will have more on this story as it becomes available
A Georgia state patrol trooper was injured in a head-on collision,
shortly after 3 p.m., according to Walthourville Fire Chief Anthony Burns. The accident occurred on Talmadge Road in
Walthourville. The Walthourville Fire Department responded to the accident.
Two accident victims, including the trooper, were taken by ambulance to Memorial Health in Savannah. The third victim was airlifted to Memorial Health.
UPDATE: The accident stemmed from a traffic stop the trooper was initiating on Talmadge road. The suspect did not stop and a chase ensued. An Impala Vehicle was traveling in the opposite direction. When the suspect's vehicle failed to maintain lane it caused the trooper and the Impala to hit head on. Law enforcement is looking for the suspect who was carrying a child.
The Courier will follow up as more details emerge.