Seven People Injured in I-20 Weekend Crash
Posted on Dec 10, 2011
A four-vehicle crash sent seven people to area hospitals on Sunday November 13, 2011.The crash occurred on Interstate 20 around 3 p.m.
According to accident reports, traffic on Interstate 20 was slowing as vehicles merged into one lane because of roadwork. First, a Toyota Yaris slowed down, it was immediately followed by 2 motorcycles and a Chevy Malibu. The Yaris reportedly slowed down, as did the motorcycles. However, the Malibu reportedly did not slow down and struck both motorcycles before crashing into the back of the Yaris.
One motorcycle ended up hitting the median, and the other ended up in the emergency lane. The motorcyclists, who have been identified as Ike Weaver, Jr. and Jimmy Forney were both taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Grady Howard, the driver of the Yaris, and Doug Hasser, the front seat passenger, were taken to Walton Regional Medical Center. Two children were also in the Yaris. 10-year-old Grace Howard was taken to Egleston Children’s Hospital, and 16-year-old Alicia Howard was taken to Atlanta Medical Center.
The driver of the Malibu has been identified as 56-year-old Bruce Fry, of Franklin, Tennessee. He was taken to Walton Regional Medical Center, and charges are said to be pending against him.
Our Atlanta car accident attorneys wish everyone involved in this crash a fast and complete recovery.