A Warner Robins teen remains in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after a two-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of a Hazlehurst man early Sunday, a Houston County sheriff's deputy says.
Logan Dowd, 20, was seriously injured when the 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck he was riding in was hit head-on by a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Ga. 126 one mile just west of Elko Road at 1:37 a.m., Houston County sheriff's Cpl. Sean Alexander said Tuesday.
Oscar Lee Williams, 63, the driver of the other vehicle, was believed to be under the influence of alcohol and died at the scene of the crash, the deputy said.
Williams was traveling eastbound on Ga. 126 when he crossed into the opposite lane and struck the pickup truck head-on, Alexander said.
The pickup was being driven by William Long, 19, of Unadilla, and was carrying several people, the deputy said.
All were transported to various hospitals and the conditions of Long and the others was not known. The others in the wreck included Raymond Leverett, 25, of Warner Robins, Jess Smith, 20, of Pinehurst, Adam Pollard, 16, of Warner Robins, Richard Winder, 15, of Perry, and Joshua Hobbs, 17, of Warner Robins.
Winder was the only other person still believed to be hospitalized late Tuesday, Houston County sheriff's Deputy Lance Spriggins said.
Four of the seven were pinned inside the pickup truck and had to be cut out by emergency personnel, Alexander said. Three passengers were riding in the back of the truck, he said.