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Grinding collision in Dougherty County

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DOUGHERTY, GA (WALB) – There was a grinding collision in South Dougherty County Thursday afternoon when a Honda collided with a tractor trailer rig.

The wreck happened on Mock Road near the intersection with Moultrie Road around four.

The driver of the Honda, 56-year-old David Stewart, had to be cut out of what's left of his car after he slammed into the back of a tractor trailer.

The truck was in the center lane waiting to make a turn when the Honda slammed into him.

Police say there were no tire marks indicating the car driver didn't try to stop.

Stewart was taken to a hospital. He will be charged with following too closely.

The truck driver, 30-year-old Tony Mathis, was not injured. The owner of the tractor trailer, Albany Tractor Trailer, was charged with not having insurance.

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