NWGA Scanner | November 5th, 2021

Uninsured and unlicensed driver arrested after causing three-vehicle crash in Whitfield County

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on October 25th, 2021, at around 7:38 PM, a 203 Ford Expedition being driven by Tito David Juarez-Perez, 30, was traveling eastbound on Dawnville Road near Glendale Drive. A 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport being driven by a Tina Long, 54, of Chatsworth was stopped behind a 2015 Toyota Tacoma in the eastbound lane. The Toyota was attempting to turn left into a driveway and was waiting for traffic to clear. According to the crash report, “Juarez-Perez did not see the Hyundai stopped and struck the rear of Hyundai with its front. After impact, the Hyundai was pushed forward into the rear of the Toyota, causing Toyota to be pushed forward, crossing the centerline, and into the westbound lane. Hyundai, after impact, continued off the right edge of the roadway and down an embankment and striking a ditch with its front. At the time of the crash, the Ford showed no breakage or any skid marks prior to impact.” Long was injured in the crash but refused to be transported. Juarez-Perez was arrested and booked into the Whitfield County Jail, charged with following too closely, driver to exercise due care, proper use of phones, driving without a valid license, and no insurance.