Father faces charges in crash that killed his daughter

News

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) said charges will be filed against Lonnie Anderson, 33, of Dawsonville, the driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a fatal collision with a Hall County school bus Thursday.

According to the GSP incident report, Anderson’s car hydroplaned on a rain-soaked Thompson Bridge Road and ran head-on into the bus, killing his daughter, 13-year-old Summer Anderson and injuring his son Zachary Anderson, age 12.

The driver was seriously injured and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Zachary Anderson was transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in serious condition.

GSP Sgt. Auston Allen, who investigated the crash, said Lonnie Anderson will be charged with failure to maintain lane and slick tires. He also could face a charge of second-degree homicide.

There were no serious injuries to the 19 students on the bus, but they were transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for evaluation.

Summer Anderson was a student in Dawson County Middle School. Zachary Anderson is a student at Kilough Elementary.

 

 

Fetch Your News is a hyper local news outlet that covers Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Union, Towns and Murray counties as well as Cherokee County in N.C. FYN attracts 300,000+ page views per month, 3.5 million impressions per month and approximately 15,000 viewers per week on FYNTV.com and up to 60,000 Facebook page reach. If you would like to follow up-to-date local events in any of those counties, please visit us at FetchYourNews.com

 

 

Author

Leave a comment

FetchYourNews.com - Dedicated to serve the needs of the community. Provide a source of real news-Dependable Information-Central to the growth and success of our Communities. Strive to encourage, uplift, warn, entertain, & enlighten our readers/viewers- Honest-Reliable-Informative.

News - Videos - TV - Marketing - Website Design - Commercial Production - Consultation

Search

FetchYourNews.com - Citizen Journalists - A place to share “Your” work. Send us “Your” information or tips - 706.276.NEWs (6397) 706.889.9700 chief@FetchYourNews.com

Back to Top