Car Crashes into Pole in Lawrenceville, GA; Two People Killed

December 30, 2018

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA. – A car crashed into a pole in Lawrenceville, Georgia, leaving two people dead on December 24, according to an online news article from Authorities do not yet know what caused the crash.*

At approximately 4:15 p.m. on December 24, officers with the Lawrenceville Police Department responded to the scene of an accident at 245 Johnson Road. An Acura collided with another vehicle at the site and crashed into a pole on the corner of Johnson Road and Grayland Hills Drive, between Lawrenceville Highway and Five Forks Road. 

Upon preliminary investigation, it appears the driver of the Acura, 34-year-old Saad Varney, of Lawrenceville, was driving westbound on Johnson Road and lost control of the vehicle. Varney then crossed into the eastbound lanes of the road and struck a Mercedes, then crashed into a pole. Varney died at the scene. Another person also died at the scene. This person has been identified as 34-year-old Dionte Jordan, of Decatur, Georgia. It is not clear whether Jordan was riding in the Acura or the Mercedes. 

A third person, who has not been identified, was injured in the crash and transported to Gwinnett Medical Center for treatment. He or she is reportedly in critical condition. Authorities did not indicate which vehicle this person was inside at the time of the crash. 

It is not yet clear what caused Varney to lose control of the Acura. Lawrenceville police officers are still investigating the crash and have not released additional information at this time. Officials do not anticipate charges will be filed. 

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