Two Killed in Crash with Cement Truck in Walton County, Georgia
WALTON COUNTY, GA. – According to a news report posted online at ajc.com, two people were killed in a vehicle crash with a cement truck in Walton County, Georgia. The crash involved three vehicles in total, and Georgia State Patrol is in the process of investigating the accident to determine its cause.*
The crash occurred in the early evening on May 7 on Bold Springs Road in Walton County. Georgia State Patrol and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution state that at approximately 5:15 p.m. that day, a 1995 Ford Escort was headed eastbound on Bold Springs Road. At the crossing with Georgia Highway 11, the Ford reportedly failed to yield to the right-of-way.
The Ford then pulled into the intersection and traveled into the path of a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe that had been headed southbound on Highway 11. Troopers say the front of the Chevy struck the right side of the Ford, which forced the Ford into one of the northbound lanes on Highway 11. A northbound concrete truck then crashed into the Ford head-on.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the driver of the Ford and a passenger in the Ford died from their injuries. The passenger, identified as a 53-year-old woman from Monroe, Georgia, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, identified as a 37-year-old woman from Monroe, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution further reports that the driver of the Chevy was injured and transported to Piedmont Walton Hospital for treatment. This driver was not identified. The driver of the concrete truck, who was also not identified, was reportedly uninjured.
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