Summerville woman cited after three-vehicle crash on Highway 27 in front of Taco Bell
According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Friday, July 10th, 2020 at around 4:14 PM a 2015 Jeep Patriot being driven by Courtney Poulos, 20 of Summerville, was stopped on GA 1 north in the turning lane attempting to turn left into a Taco Bell. A 1993 Ford Taurus being driven by Vernon Roulane, 48 of Summerville, was traveling south on GA 1 in the right lane. A 2000 Honda Accord Lindsay Wigley, 25 of Summerville, was stopped in entrance to Taco Bell attempting to turn north onto GA 1. The Jeep failing to yield while turning left attempted to make its turn onto the private drive. The Ford Taurus struck the Jeep in the right side. The first area of impact occurred in the right southbound lane of GA 1. The Jeep continued west and struck the Honda Accord head on. The second area of impact occurred in the private drive. The manner of this collision was determined by driver statements, vehicle damage, and roadway evidence. Poulos stated she attempted to turn into the Taco Bell and that it looked like the Ford Taurus sped up. Roulane stated he was traveling south when the Jeep turned in front of him. He further stated he applied the brakes but was unable to stop in time. Approximately 80 feet of skid marks were located from the Taurus leading up to the crash. The driver of the Honda Accord stated she was sitting waiting to make her turn when the crash occurred. All occupants and drivers involved in the crash were not injured. The driver of the Jeep was issued a citation for failing to yield when turning left.