Eight injured in Sunday morning two-vehicle crash
A head-on collision in Grady County Sunday resulted in eight injured people, including two babies and a 4-year-old, being rushed to area hospitals.
As of Tuesday evening, only one of those hurt in the accident remained in the hospital. A 17-year-old Camilla teen was listed in good condition at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville Tuesday.
That teenager was a passenger along with three other young people, ages 15, 11, and 4, in a 2006 Lincoln Navigator being driven by Sandra Holmes, 37, of Camilla. Holmes was driving South on GA 112 when an oncoming vehicle swerved into her lane, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Veronica Perez, 26, of Cairo, was driving a 2008 Ford Explorer with two babies, a 1-year-old and a younger infant. Perez was traveling North on GA 112 when she drove into the other lane and crashed head-on into Holmes’ Navigator around 9:50 a.m., the GSP reports.
Everyone in the SUVs was taken to a hospital, according to GSP information. Holmes was taken to Grady General Hospital and then Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The 4-year-old girl in her car was taken directly to TMH. Two passengers were taken to Grady General Hospital, and the fourth passenger was taken to Archbold, where he remained Tuesday evening, listed in good condition.
Perez and her two infant passengers were transported to Archbold.
Perez was charged with driving while unlicensed and failure to maintain lane.