NWGA Scanner | September 19th, 2022

Three injured in four-vehicle crash after truck runs red light on Highway 27 in Walker County

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on September 12th, 2022, at 3:13 PM, a 2014 Ford F-150 being driven by James Logan, 38m of LaFayette, was traveling northbound on GA-1, in the left-hand lane, in Walker County. A 2001 Ford Windstar, being driven by George Turnipseed, 82, of LaFayette, was traveling on Kay Conley Road, turning left, onto GA-1. According to the report, “Logan failed to stop at the traffic signal and struck the Windstar in the front left with the front, of the F-150. The Windstar rotated, in a clockwise motion, before coming to an uncontrolled rest. After the first impact, the F-150 veered to the left and struck a 2003 Hyundai being driven by Pamela Gosnell, 54, of Rossville, in the front left, with the front of the F-150. The Hyundai was stopped facing south, in the left-hand lane, on GA-1. The Hyundai then rotated in a clockwise motion and struck a 2014 Ford Focus being driven by Leatha Borden, 48, of Rock Spring, in the left rear, with the front right, of the Hyundai. The Focus was stopped in the right lane, facing south on GA-1.” A witness to the crash stated that the driver of the F-150 ran the red light, causing the four-vehicle crash. According to the crash report, Gosnell, Turnipseed, and a passenger in the Hyundai were all injured. Both occupants in the Hyundai were transported to Erlanger in Chattanooga. Logan was given a citation for running the red light.