Two people died following a Deans Bridge Road rollover accident at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 10th. A news report disclosed that the driver of the wrecked vehicle lost control of it.
According to the Richmond County Coroner’s Office, the accident happened near Brentway Drive. The driver, Noel Lett, 21, of the 4100 block of Darsey Court, Hepzaibah, lost control of the car, causing it to roll. The crash ejected his passenger, 24-year-old Noah Anderson.
Coroner Mark Bowen said first responders had to extricate Lett from the wrecked vehicle. Paramedics conveyed him to Augusta University Medical Center. He passed away at 9:31 p.m. while undergoing treatment. The medics also took Anderson to the same hospital, but he died at 6:14 p.m.
Coroner Bowen said both victims died from injuries sustained in the Deans Bridge Road rollover accident . His office will not perform an autopsy, and there’s no indication of a toxicology report at this time. The investigation remains ongoing.
Motor vehicle accidents are not uncommon on Georgia roadways. They happen when drivers and other road users least expect them and can end in injuries or death. Common injuries suffered in car crashes are broken bones, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, cuts and lacerations, whiplash, etc.
The severity of an injury determines if a person will live or die. It also determines if they will return to the life they had before the accident. This is why crash victims need to receive medical attention as soon as possible. Not only will it save their lives, but it would also help if they pursue an injury claim.
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