Valdosta Daily Times

May 17, 2014

Three injured in Lanier wreck

Reports: Vehicle ran red light

Adam Floyd
The Valdosta Daily Times

STOCKTON — Three people were seriously injured Thursday in Stockton when a vehicle ran a stop light and was struck by a semi-truck.

At 2:38 p.m., Georgia State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle wreck with injuries at the intersection of Georgia Highway 38 and Georgia Highway 11 in Stockton.

The driver of a 1994 Buick Century was traveling east in the right lane of Highway 38 with two passengers when he reportedly disregarded a red traffic light at the intersection and was struck by a 2012 Freightliner traveling north on Highway 11, according to reports.

The driver of the truck, Andrew James, 26, did not sustain any injuries, but the driver of the car, Allan Floyd, 71, and one of his passengers, Douglas Floyd, 41, both of Naylor, were transported to South Georgia Medical Center for treatment. The driver sustained an injury to his lower extremities while the passenger suffered an injury to his head, reports stated.

A third passenger, Robert Perry, 28, of Ludiwici was not using a seatbelt and suffered an injury to his chest, according to the GSP. He was life-flighted to Tallahassee Medical Center, according to reports and statements from GSP Sgt. L. Carl Taylor.