Three People Injured in Head-On Collision in Eatonton, Georgia
EATONTON, GA. – August 6, 2018 (unionrecorder.com) According to an online news report from unionrecorder.com, three people were injured during a head-on collision that occurred August 5 in Eatonton, Georgia.*
On the morning of August 5, a 2003 Honda Accord was traveling on an Eatonton roadway, and a 2014 Nissan Versa was traveling in the opposite direction on the same roadway. The two vehicles collided head-on, according to state and local authorities.
The driver of the Honda, 27-year-old Quintin Franklin, of Milledgeville, Georgia, and his passenger, 30-year-old Samantha Ryan, of Milledgeville, were injured and had to be extricated from the vehicle by firefighters and first responder with Eatonton Fire Rescue. They were reportedly treated on scene, then transported to a nearby hospital via airlift. The extent of their injuries and their current medical conditions are not known.
The driver of the Nissan, 19-year-old Aaron Lewis, of Eatonton, was also injured but was able to climb out of his vehicle. He was also treated on scene and airlifted to a nearby hospital. His injuries and current condition are also not known.
It is not clear how the collision occurred, and the exact location of the crash was not reported. Georgia State Patrol is investigating the collision and has not yet provided additional information to the public. It is not clear whether any citations will be issued or charges filed.
Eatonton is located in Putnam County, Georgia, where, according to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, 619 vehicle accidents occurred in 2016. This was a significant increase from the year prior, when 57 vehicle accidents occurred in the county.
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