Fortson, Ga. woman sustains serious injures in Sunday crash

Published 8:19 pm Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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ALEA troopers determined alcohol was a factor

A Fortson, Ga. woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on Sept. 26 on Interstate 65 near the 57-mile marker, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Cpl. Jeremy Burkett said in a release that at approximately 8:28 p.m. on Sunday, Chasity R. Robinson, 24, was driving a 2021 Dodge Challenger when she was struck by a 2009 GMC Acadia driving by Earleen W. McCall, 57, of Perdue Hill.

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Burkett said Robinson was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. for medical treatment.

Burkett said troopers determined that McCall was under the influence of alcohol.

“As a result, McCall was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and placed in the Escambia County Jail,” he said.

Nothing further is available as troopers continue to investigate.