A four-month-old infant and two teenagers were injured in a Hall County single car crash on Sunday, February 21, according to Sgt. Patterson of the Georgia State Patrol.
The sergeant disclosed that the incident occurred at approximately 11:55 a.m. on Poplar Springs Road, east of Pine Vine Road. The driver of the 2006 Honda Civic involved, 19-year-old Kevin Ornadi Murillo-Miraldo, traveled eastbound on Poplar Springs. He had the infant and Catherin Valasquez-Gueva, 18, as passengers.
Sgt. Patterson stated that Murillo-Miraldo veered off the roadway to the right as he approached a left curve. The teenager attempted to correct to the left but overdid it. The act caused him to cross the centerline, and he overcorrected again before losing control of the Honda.
The car rotated clockwise, going off the right shoulder of the road and striking a ditch. The impact caused the Honda’s rear to go up in the air, and together with the top, it hit a tree. The vehicle finally had an uncontrolled rest, with its wheels facing west.
The sergeant said Murillo-Miraldo and Valasquez-Gueva suffered non-life-threatening wounds in the Hall County single car crash. Medics with the Hall County EMS transported them to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment. The infant boy sustained severe but non-life-threatening injuries.
A helicopter transported him to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for treatment. The teen driver received citations for failure to maintain lanes and driving while unlicensed.
Motor vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of death of teens in the United States. Inexperience and driving without adult supervision are among the common causes of accidents of this nature. But there are instances when the teen is not at fault. It’s best to hire a Georgia car accident attorney in such situations.