Troopers suspect the with abdominal pain and other injuries after a single vehicle accident in Canton might have had drugs in her system, a spokesman with the Georgia State Patrol said today.
Shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday, found a truck near the intersection of Sam Nelson Road and Highway 108, and a woman trapped inside.
Today, Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright identified that woman as 26-year-old . Previously, Cherokee Fire spokesman Tim Cavender said the woman was 27 years old.
"A 1996 Chevrolet S10 being driven by Holloway ran off the road in a curve, crossed the roadway, hit a mailbox, then hit a large tree before coming to rest against another tree," Wright said in a statement.
Though the woman had to be removed from the vehicle and suffered injuries to her left arm and leg from the vehicle, her condition was stable, fire spokesman Tim Cavender said on Tuesday.
The State Patrol's Wright did not specify why authorities believed drugs were a factor in the accident.
"Drugs were suspected and blood was drawn for a test," he said. "Results (are) pending."
TEXT OF STATEMENT FROM GEORGIA STATE PATROL
"It was single vehicle crash Tuesday around 9:05 a.m. on Fincher Road. A 1996 Chevrolet S10 being driven by Sylvia Sheffield Holloway, age 26, from Canton, ran off the road in a curve, crossed the roadway, hit a mailbox, then hit a large tree before coming to rest against another tree. She was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment. Drugs were suspected and blood was drawn for a test. Results pending."
Gordy Wright, spokesman for the Georgia State Patrol