Posted: Sunday, June 15th 2014 at 2:17pm
Driver in Banks County wreck listed in stable condition
By Rob Moore Editor
COMMERCE - Details are emerging about Thursday morning's wreck on Georgia Highway 63 at Bennett Road in Banks County.
"It appears to be a head-on crash," said Sgt. G.R. Harper of Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville.
Two people were trapped in the wreck, which was dispatched at 6:40 a.m.
Citing the GSP wreck report, Harper said physical evidence indicates an eastbound Chrysler 300 driven by 28-year-old David Ryan Tolbert of Toccoa crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a westbound Mitsubishi Eclipse driven by 20-year-old Jared Dakota Williams of Nicholson.
After impact, Tolbert's vehicle traveled some 100 feet off the south shoulder before striking a tree with the driver's side. Williams' car spun around and struck a guardrail.
Both Tolbert and Williams were injured, and were taken by ambulance to Athens Regional Medical Center.
A passenger in Williams' car, 28-year-old Jeffrey Williams, also was injured and was taken by ambulance.
"Charges are pending against Mr. Tolbert," Harper said.
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