Dalton Police investigating crash on Walnut Avenue
By WRCB Staff
The Dalton Police Department is investigating a car crash that took place Wednesday night.
The crash happened around 6:10 p.m. at the intersection of Walnut Ave. and Sheridan Ave.
Officials say two vehicles were involved, and the crash left one of the drivers seriously injured.
The investigation revealed that a white 2005 Ford Mustang driven by 18-year-old Austin Burnette was traveling westbound on Walnut Avenue, when a silver 2002 Toyota Corolla driven by 18-year-old Keiri Suarez traveling eastbound turned left onto Sheridan Avenue, in front of the Mustang.
Burnette sustained minor injuries from the crash, and his passenger also suffered from an ankle injury.
Officials say Suarez was taken to the Hamilton Medical Center for treatment of severe and life-threatening injuries.