View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Man backs over wife

Faces charges following injury

POSTED: May 18, 2011 4:00 a.m.
/

Smith

View Larger

A Dawson County man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after authorities say he backed over his wife in the couple’s Valley Brook Circle driveway Sunday.

 

Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Robin Stone said Sean A. Smith, 24, was attempting to steer his Jeep Grand Cherokee down the driveway and onto a grassy area when the incident occurred.

 

Brittany Smith, 23, was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital with obvious injuries to her chest, emergency personnel said.

 

Her condition could not be determined Tuesday.

 

According to the incident report, Sean Smith told Trooper A.W. Coleman he did not see his wife when he backed down the driveway about midnight.

 

Smith, who was arrested for DUI, was released from the Dawson County Law Enforcement Center later that day after posting $5,200 bond.

 

Sunday’s incident is the second time in less than a month that a woman has been run over in her driveway in Dawson County.

 

Beth Blount, 29, died April 16 after her Honda Pilot reportedly rolled over her in Burt’s Crossing subdivision.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Local murder investigation ...
(Former) Maj. John Cagle, w...
Dawson teen missing, last s...
Dawson County Sheriff’s Off...
Kaila Billingsley signs wit...
Kaila Billingsley poses wit...
Junior varsity girls get ba...
Marlie Townley goes up for ...
DCHS swim team sets school ...
Rustin Howell swims for Daw...
Dawson loses two close road...
Jeremiah Crumley goes to th...
Varsity girls get region wi...
Kaylee Sticker takes a last...
Chamber speaker tells busin...
Author and entrepreneur Kev...
Spelling bees take place in...
Cassie Tallant gives final ...
Wrestlers compete in area d...
Levi Baggett (152 pounds) c...
 

Please wait ...