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Two-Vehicle Accident in Augusta, Georgia, Tragically Kills Both Drivers


June 22, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA. – According to an online news report published at wrdw.com, a two-vehicle accident in Augusta, Georgia tragically killed the drivers of both vehicles. Officers are still investigating the accident and have not yet reported information about what caused the crash to take place.* 

The collision occurred on Highland Avenue in the 1800 block of the roadway. Investigating officials and WRDW report that a Honda Civic and a Hyundai Elantra were traveling in opposite directions on the road and somehow crashed into each other head-on. It is not clear what direction each of the vehicles was traveling at the time. 

The report from WRDW states that the Richmond County Coroner’s Office indicated the Honda had crossed over the middle line of the roadway and traveled into the path of the Hyundai, causing the impact. The coroner did not provide information about the cause of the collision or the factors potentially leading to the crash. 

According to WRDW, the driver of the Honda and the driver of the Hyundai were critically injured after the wreck, and emergency responders took them both to Augusta University Medical Center for treatment. WRDW states that both people tragically died from their injuries. The coroner’s office identified the driver of the Honda as a 54-year-old man and the driver of the Hyundai as a 26-year-old woman. 

It does not appear that passengers were in either vehicle, according to the report. The Richmond County Coroner’s Office says that an autopsy is scheduled for the man who was driving the Honda. The report did not say which law enforcement agency was handling the investigation. 

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Source:https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Two-people-killed-in-head-on-collision-on-Highland-Avenue-511495911.html

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