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Patterson Bridge Road Bridge back open

Frustration arose once again Tuesday morning as neighbors around Patterson Bridge Road were left to use a dirt road to travel on. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/12/2013 - Augusta's Engineering Department says the temporary bridge repairs have been completed and the road is open for traffic. Frustration arose once again Tuesday morning as neighbors around Patterson Bridge Road were left to use a dirt road to travel on.

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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal McDuffie Co. accident

Deadly Accident

Posted: 02/11/2013 - Michael Robert Thomas Fountain of Thomson crashed at 6:55 a.m. on Saturday. The Georgia State Patrol says the 24-year-old was traveling west on Augusta Highway in his 2010 Hyundai Elantra.

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5 involved in rollover accident in Aiken Co.

The scene of the accident on Herndon Dairy Road. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/09/2013 - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on Herndon Dairy Road. The accident happened near the intersection with Silver Bluff Road just before 9 p.m.

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UPDATE: Road back open after power line falls

Traffic jam

Updated: 02/08/2013 - Columbia County deputies say the road is open and traffic is flowing again on Washington Road. Traffic going both ways in front of the West Town Shopping Center was closed after a power line fell.

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Construction project to extend trails along Augusta Canal

Crews are working to extend trails along the Augusta Canal. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/08/2013 - News 12 is on your side with details about a major construction project going on in Augusta. It's a project to extend trails along the Augusta Canal. If you drove on River Watch Parkway on Thursday, you probably noticed it.

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10-year-old hit by car in North Augusta

A 10-year-old pedestrian was struck while riding his bicycle in North Augusta on Wednesday. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 02/06/2013 - News 12 has learned a 10-year-old was hit by a car in North Augusta. The accident happened on Seymour Drive near Old Edgefield Road on Wednesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Storms bring downed trees, power outages to CSRA

Updated: 01/31/2013 - Heavy rain and strong winds pounded the Southeast all day long. As it moved into our area, it started with just some pretty bad winds early in the afternoon, but when the rain hit, it hit hard.

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UPDATE: Name released of person killed in Aiken Co. accident

A motorcyclist was killed after an accident in Aiken. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/30/2013 - Coroner Tim Carlton confirmed that 51-year-old Berry Playford of Augusta was pronounced dead at the Georgia Regents University Emergency Department at 10:10 p.m. Carlton says he died of multiple body trauma.

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Proposal aims to solve Chukker Creek Road congestion in Aiken

The City of Aiken is looking for ways to better control traffic around Chukker Creek Elementary. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/29/2013 - Chukker Creek Elementary sits on Chukker Creek Road in south Aiken. It's a school of 850 students, but only a few of them ride the bus. That means a lot of parents dropping off kids every morning and picking them in the afternoon. It also means a major traffic headache the city's trying to fix.

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Pedestrian killed crossing Barton Chapel Road

Deputies say the accident happened around 10 p.m. on the 2200 block of Barton Chapel Road near the IGA. (WRDW-TV)

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Authorities say 34-year-old Robert W. Jones Jr. died early Sunday morning from blunt force trauma. Deputies say the accident happened around 10 p.m. on the 2200 block of Barton Chapel Road near the IGA.

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Log truck overturns, causes delays on Highway 56

Accident

Updated: 01/24/2013 - An overturned log truck caused traffic on Highway 56 Wednesday night. Logs were scattered on the road, causing delays. We're told three other vehicles were involved in the accident.

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UPDATE: Man dies after hitting utility pole on Gordon Highway

A man died in an accident on Gordon Highway Wednesday morning. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose says 32-year-old Roderick Quimbly died from blunt force trauma at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday. The crash happened just before 4 a.m. at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road and Gordon Highway.

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