Approximate Location Of Deadly Accident Marked By Red Indicator

Approximate Location Of Deadly Accident Marked By Red Indicator

A tragic event involving a Nissan LEAF occurred on Sunday night north of Atlanta, Georgia.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's office has released a statement describing the incident and outcome (we've removed the names of those involved to protect their identity):

A 54-year-old man died Sunday night, January 25th at 10:35 p.m. after being involved in a two vehicle car crash on Old Atlanta Road near Daves Creek Drive.

According to Deputy First Class Andrew Ives, Traffic Specialist Investigator with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, (the Blazer driver) of Cumming, Ga. was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

-------- was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer traveling north on Old Atlanta Road negotiating a curve at Daves Creek Drive. A 2013 Nissan Leaf, driven by ---------------- (34-year-old) of Cumming, Ga. was traveling southbound on Old Atlanta Road; also negotiating a curve near Daves Creek Drive. It was determined the Blazer being driven by ---------was traveling north in the southbound lane of Old Atlanta Road. Due to the curve in the roadway, -------------- did not have time to react when she saw the Chevrolet Blazer in her lane. The Blazer and Leaf collided head-on in the southbound lane.

(The LEAF driver) was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit.