January 21, 2019

Tanker overturns in Ephesus

22104981_SA(Ephesus) — A single vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Ephesus injured one man.

According to reports by the Georgia State Patrol, a 2007  Peterbilt cab and tanker being driven by David Lee Tillery, 41, from Aragon, GA left the roadway, struck a fence and a ditch and overturned.

The accident occurred about 4:45 a.m. and the man was airlifted to Grady Hospital in Atlanta for treatment. Witnesses said the crash sounded “like a bomb going off.”

Tillery is charged with failing to maintain lane and driving too fast for conditions.




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