Georgia man charged in fatal wrong-way crash on -75 in Loudon County
A Georgia man is facing multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and DUI, after a wrong-way crash killed one woman and sent two others to the hospital overnight in Loudon County.
Sunday, May 25th 2014, 1:50 pm EDT
A Georgia man is facing multiple charges after a wrong-way crash killed one woman and sent two others to the hospital early Saturday morning Loudon County.
A preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol shows Jacob Jonathan Nagy, from Dalton, Ga., was driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes of I-75 when he crashed head on into three vehicles around 3 a.m. at mile marker 83.
The report said Lindy Watts, from West Columbia, SC., died in the collision. She was a passenger in one of the vehicles.
Nagy has been charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, driving under the influence, and implied consent.
The southbound side of the interstate was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up and investigated the crash.
THP said the incident remains under investigation.