A two-vehicle crash in Dublin, GA resulted in the death of one person earlier this week. The fatal Laurens County incident took place on the morning of Monday, June 21. It was reported to the authorities at around 8:15 a.m.
According to the details shared by the Georgia State Patrol, the crash in Dublin involved a collision between two vehicles. One of these vehicles was identified as a Mazda 5. The second vehicle was a 2009 GMC Sierra.
The Mazda 5 was traveling eastbound along the Central Drive in Dublin just before the crash. The GMC Sierra was headed in the opposite direction in the westbound lanes of the road. The Mazda then veered away from its lanes and went into the westbound lanes, in the path of the oncoming traffic. This was when it collided head-on with the GMC Sierra at a high rate of speed.
The Mazda driver suffered critical injuries in the collision. By the time the first responders and paramedics arrived on the scene of the crash, the Mazda driver had succumbed to his injuries. He was pronounced dead on the scene of the crash. GSP identified the Mazda driver as Robert Parker, 28.
The GMC Sierra had two occupants in it at the time of the head-on collision. Both occupants suffered injuries in the crash although their injuries are reported as non-critical. The paramedics transported both injured persons to local hospitals for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation. The focus of the investigations at this time is to determine what caused the Mazda driver to veer into the path of the oncoming traffic. Alcohol-related impairment has not yet been ruled out as a contributing factor.
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