Update: 3 children injured in Friday’s rollover accident; charges pending for driver


Georgia State Patrol report that two of the three juveniles in Friday’s wreck on Georgia 186 were ejected and a third was not ejected but received serious injuries. One of the juveniles who was ejected and the third juvenile were life flighted to Egleston in Atlanta with serious injures and the other juvenile that was ejected was taken by ambulant to Piedmont Athens the serious injures. The driver, Raheem Washington, 38, of Athens was transported to Piedmont Athens with non-serious injuries.

According to GSP TFC Sgt. James Buchanan, Washington was traveling east on GA 186 when he failed to maintain his lane and left the roadway to the right shoulder before overcorrecting, traveling back across both east and west travel lanes.

“It then exited the left shoulder and struck a ditch and culvert. The sedan overturned multiple times ejecting two juveniles. A third juvenile was not ejected but also sustained serious injuries,” Buchanan said. Troop E Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT) is assisting with the investigation and the report is not complete. Charges are pending.


Walton County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Craig League reports that four patients, one adult and three juveniles were injured in a rollover crash Friday afternoon on Highway 186 near the Morgan County line. Two were lifeflighted and two others were transported by EMS. Three were critical injuries and one was transported with minor injures.

League said Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

Initial Report

Walton County Fire Rescue is on the scene of single vehicle crash on Highway 186 near the Walton County Line. Highway 186 is shut down between Jones Woods Road, and Bostwick High Shoals Road close to the Morgan County line.

WCFR Assistant Fire Chief Craig League said there are multiple injuries reported, several of them critical. League said two Air ambulances are responding.

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