Driver Crashes into Home in Brunswick, Georgia, Injures Woman
BRUNSWICK, GA. – According to a news story reported online by thebrunswicknews.com, a driver crashed into a home in Brunswick, Georgia, causing injury to a woman who was inside the home, sitting on her couch. The Brunswick News reports that the driver involved in the accident was arrested.*
The crash happened at approximately 2:30 a.m. on February 16 on the corner of Goodyear Avenue and I Street in Brunswick. A man and woman were sitting in the living room of their home in the 1900 block of Goodyear Avenue, when a 2007 Honda Accord came crashing into the room.
The vehicle ended up colliding with the couch where the woman was sitting, according to the report from The Brunswick News, and the woman sustained head injuries. An ambulance reportedly took the woman, age 72, to Southeast Georgia Medical Center, and from there, she was flown to UF Health Jacksonville.
The woman’s husband, also age 72, was reportedly not injured, according to the report, and he told reporters with The Brunswick News that he expected his wife to be released from the hospital in a few days.
The Brunswick News reports that the 45-year-old male driver of the Honda was arrested and has been charged with DUI, failure to maintain a lane, and failure to stop at a stop sign. He has reportedly been released on bond.
Georgia State Patrol reportedly said that the Honda driver was traveling east on I Street before the accident. Troopers said they did not yet know what speed he was driving but said he drove more than 100 feet between the stop sign at Goodyear and the couple’s home.
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