The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a southeast Atlanta collision involving multiple vehicles, which occurred on Friday afternoon, December 3rd. The investigators believe impaired driving and speed played a role in the occurrence.
According to a news report, the suspected DUI driver fled from troopers as they attempted a traffic stop. The GSP said at about 3:50 p.m., troopers pulled over 24-year-old Jeremy Tremain Ford of Atlanta along Northside Drive for an equipment violation. The man failed to stop and fled in his Dodge Durango.
The state patrol said the car fled south into Whitehall Street and then turned into oncoming traffic along Lee Street. Ford weaved in and out of oncoming traffic before turning eastbound on Dill Avenue. At the intersection of Sylvan Road, the man ran a red light and collided with the driver’s side of a Subaru Forester.
The Dodge then hit a Toyota Corolla causing it to overturn. All occupants of the Toyota had to be extricated and rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital. The state patrol arrested Ford and took him to Atlanta Medical Center for a checkup. They later booked him into the Fulton County Jail on multiple charges related to the southeast Atlanta collision.
Ford faces three counts of serious injury by a motor vehicle, DUI, felony fleeing, reckless driving, and speeding. The names, ages, and the number of victims in the Subaru and Toyota were not immediately available.
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