Two Drivers Injured Following Three-Vehicle Collision in Decatur, Georgia
DECATUR, GA. – September 14, 2018 (thepostsearchlight.com) According to an online news story from thepostsearchlight.com, a three-vehicle collision September 13 in Decatur, Georgia, left two drivers injured.*
The collision occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m. on September 13. A woman driving a Dodge Nitro westbound on Birdsong Road reportedly turned onto Highway 27 North and into the path of a Ford Explorer. The Explorer crashed into the driver’s side of the Nitro, causing the Nitro to spin into a ditch off of the east side of Highway 27. The Explorer veered left and traveled across the median and into the southbound lanes of the highway, striking a second Ford Explorer that was traveling southbound. The second Explorer ran off the roadway and into the west ditch before coming to a stop.
The driver of the first Explorer was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, and the driver of the Nitro was transported to Bainbridge Memorial. The extent of their injuries was not disclosed, and their current medical conditions are not known. It does not appear the driver of the second Explorer was injured. None of the people involved has been identified.
Decatur EMS responded to the scene, and traffic was backed up around the crash site to allow emergency crews to clear the wreckage and tend to the victims. It is not clear what caused the driver of the Nitro to turn out ahead of the first Explorer. Decatur authorities and Georgia State Patrol are investigating and have not released additional information at this time. No information has been provided about potential charges.
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