NWGA Scanner | August 10th, 2021

Unlicensed LaFayette teen intentionally causes crash in Summerville and then leaves the scene

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Saturday August 1st, 2021, at around 9:40 PM, Jakyra Foster, 17, was heading westbound on Sixth Avenue and Dacarrius Martel Ludy, 19, was driving behind her. Ludy “then crossed into the other lane, driving in the wrong lane and began driving aggressively,” according to a crash report. Ludy then “cut off [Foster] by getting in front of her quickly, then he came to a sudden stop, causing [Foster] to end up striking [his] vehicle,” according to reports. Ludy then fled the scene and Officers arrived to speak with Foster. Foster and two juvenile passengers told police “[Ludy] confronted them looking very irate and looking for his girlfriend. He then realized she wasn’t in the vehicle and he got back into the vehicle he was driving and fled the scene. [Foster] advised officers of the subject’s name,” according to reports. Police went to Ludy’s grandparents’ residence and “convinced Ludy to come back to the scene,” according to reports. It was learned that Ludy “did not have a valid license and he admitted to causing the wreck out of anger,” according to reports. Ludy said he “thought his girlfriend was in the other vehicle,” according to Ludy’s citation. Ludy was arrested for driving on the wrong side of the roadway, driving without a valid license and hit and run, according to reports.