Columbia County Crash Under Investigation

Police Car Crash graphic
Police Car Crash graphic

Columbia County, GA (WJBF) – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that happened Friday morning on Belair Road at I-20.

Dispatch received a call from a concerned citizen about a dark colored Jeep Wrangler traveling on Wrightsboro Road around 8:45 a.m. The caller told dispatchers that believed the driver was having a medical emergency, or was under the influence of a substance.

Deputies found the Jeep on Belair Road at I-20, but when they tried to stop the driver, the Jeep ran into the back of a van. The Jeep reportedly stopped in the center turn lane after rolling over twice.

The driver of the van was uninjured and the driver of the Jeep was treated at the scene.

The accident is still under investigation and we are told charges are pending blood test results on the Jeep’s driver.

being investigated. Deputies are waiting to file charges, pending the result of blood tests.

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