Posted: Friday, August 9th 2013 at 5:06pm
GSP investigates two head-on collisions in Jackson County
By Alyson Shields Administrator
A head-on crash Thursday on Winder Highway near Curk Roberts Road injured four people and blocked traffic for an extended time.
UNDATED - Two Jackson county car accidents within 24 hours of each other left several people injured, keeping law enforcement and emergency responders busy.
The first accident happened around noon Thursday. According to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), 75 year old Howard Bolinger of Cumming was unable to maintain his lane and crossed the centerline of Winder Highway at Curk Roberts Road. The car hit a Toyota Tundra head-on.
The driver of the Toyota, 18 year old Miranda Conway, and her passenger, 15 year old Gabrielle Conway, both from Dillard, were taken to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center for injuries.
Bolinger and his passenger, 75 year old Donna Bolinger, were also injured and transported to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
No charges have been filed at this time.
The second accident happened around 2:00 a.m. Friday on Highway 129 or Athens Highway in the Talmo area. Troopers said Andrew Inyangetor, 24, of Columbia, S.C., crossed the center line while negotiating a curve and hit a Honda Civic head-on.
According to GSP, Inyangetor was charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane, possession of open container in a vehicle passenger area and tire requirements.
The driver of the Honda, Jose Magana Amezcua, 42 from Gainesville, along with four passengers were injured and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
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