Saturday, July 29, 2017

Officers Investigate Fatal Traffic Accident

Release date: July 29, 2017

Incident: Fatal Traffic Accident 

Date/Time of report: July 28, 2017/ approximately 10:06PM

Location: intersection of Highway 41 and Watson Boulevard 

At approximately 10:06PM on Friday, July 28, 2017 officers responded to the intersection of Highway 41 and Watson Boulevard in reference to a traffic accident with injuries involving a motorcycle. 

At this time officers believe 34 year old Benjamin Rolph was traveling west on Watson Boulevard on a 2014 Victory Motorcycle when he ran the red traffic signal at the intersection of Hwy 41. 

The motorcycle struck a 2014 Lexus ES300 traveling south on Hwy 41 that was being driven by 42 year old Jaegwon Yoon.

34 year old Benjamin Rolph was pronounced deceased at the scene. 42 year old Jaegwon Yoon was transported to The Medical Center of Navicent Health with serious injuries. 

This incident is still under investigation by the Warner Robins Police Department Traffic Unit. Anyone with additional information should contact Ofc. Tim Pippio at 478-293-1048.