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Warner Robins man charged with leaving accident

A Warner Robins man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident of a head-on crash Tuesday night, police said.

Emiliano Longoria, 34, also was charged with driving while unlicensed, failure to report accidents with injury or damage and failure to yield the right of way, a Warner Robins police news release stated.

According to the release, Longoria was driving a 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan south on Wellborn Road when he failed to yield the right-of-way when attempting to turn left onto Russell Parkway. The Caravan crashed head-on into a northbound 2000 Honda Civic driven by Patrice Gadsden, 26, of Warner Robins, the release said.

Longoria fled on foot and was found by police nearby in the area of Wellborn Road and Wall Street, the release said. Witnesses identified him as the Caravan driver.

Gadsden and passenger Oranda Owens, 20, of Warner Robins, were taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia, where they were treated and released for minor injuries, said Tabitha Pugh, public information officer for Warner Robins police.The crash was reported at 9:26 p.m., the release said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 293-1038 or 929-1170.

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