BARTOW COUNTY, GA. (WRCB) – Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for your help finding the driver of a semi, who
allegedly fled the scene of a deadly crash last month.
It happened December 21, around 1:30 p.m., at Exit 293 on Interstate
A GSP spokesperson says the 1998 Ford Expedition, driven
by 29-year-old Maria Tabuena from Calhoun, Georgia, was hit on the left side, as
the tractor trailer changed lanes traveling north.
The SUV ran off the road, hitting a guardrail and support
post, before erupting in flames.
Tabuena and her 4-year-old passenger, Melina Trichell,
were killed as a result.
Witnesses described the semi as a late 90s
"long-nose" Peterbilt, maroon in color, and pulling a silver
trailer with damage to the right side.
Troopers and Crime Stoppers are asking anyone
with information in the case to contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477), or submit a tip on line by clicking here.
Your confidential call could make you eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates as they become available.
Four people were killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch early Sunday. The suspect is still on the run.
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Chattanooga, TN 37405
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