Head-On Collision Involving Cement Truck in Walton County Leaves Two Women Dead
WALTON COUNTY, GEORGIA – According to an online news article published by www.ajc.com, a horrific cement truck accident left two women dead and one person injured.*
Shortly after 5:00 p.m., three vehicles were involved in a tragic and fatal accident. According to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), a Ford Escort, driven by a 37-year-old Monroe woman, was traveling east on Bold Springs Road when she allegedly failed to yield to a Chevrolet Tahoe traveling south on Georgia 11. The Escort pulled in front of the Tahoe, and the Tahoe was unable to avoid slamming into the driver side of the Escort.
The force of the collision between the Escort and the Tahoe pushed the Escort into the northbound lane of Georgia 11 where it was struck head-on by a cement truck. Given the small size of the Escort and the large size of both the Tahoe and the cement truck, the accident was catastrophic and deadly.
Reports indicate the 37-year-old Monroe woman driving the Escort died from her injuries while being transported to the hospital for treatment. A passenger to the Escort, a 53-year-old Monroe woman, died from her injuries at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Tahoe only sustained minor injuries but was transported to Piedmont Walton Hospital for treatment. The cement truck driver did not sustain any injuries.
While the GSP’s accident reconstruction team appeared on the scene to investigate and determine the cause(s) of this Walton County accident, authorities indicate that the 37-year-old Monroe woman driving the Escort was purportedly under the influence of drugs at the time the accident happened. As such, no criminal charges are pending, as a primary cause seems clear to authorities, and the person who would be charged if alive sustained fatal injuries.
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