Three-Vehicle Collision on I-75 Kills Two Georgians, Injures Several Others
DALTON, GA. – July 20, 2018 (patch.com) According to an online news report from patch.com, authorities have now identified the people involved in a three-vehicle collision July 19 on Interstate 75 in northwest Georgia. The collision killed two people from Bartow County, Georgia.*
At approximately 1 p.m. on July 19, a landscape truck traveling on I-75 lost control near the Walnut Avenue exit in Dalton, Georgia. Georgia State Patrol reports the driver of the landscaping truck, 27-year-old Chadwick Pair, made an improper lane change and collided with a tractor-trailer in the center lane of the interstate. Because of the impact, the tractor-trailer then crashed into a third vehicle, a pickup truck in the left lane. All three vehicles ended up in a pile in the median strip of the roadway, with the pickup truck landing on top of the other vehicles.
Five people were trapped inside the pickup truck following the crash. One of the occupants sadly died at the scene, two were airlifted to a nearby hospital, and two were transported via ambulance to a different hospital. One of the airlifted persons then died at the hospital. Georgia State Patrol now confirms the two people who died were 23-year-old Cody Angel, of Rydal, Georgia, and 36-year-old William Clegg, of Adairsville, Georgia.
Troopers have also identified the other people involved in the collision: 27-year-old Chadwick Pair, of Calhoun, Georgia (airlifted); 35-year-old Micah Payne, of Calhoun (transported via ambulance); 40-year-old Jason Banks, of Calhoun (transported via ambulance); 49-year-old Jesus Quezada, of Dalton, Georgia (injured but not transported for treatment); and 32-year-old Broderick Williams, of Stone Mountain, Georgia (not injured). Current medical conditions of the injured are not known at this time.
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