Wreck blamed on girlfriend break-up

Wreck blamed on girlfriend break-up

WORTH CO., GA (WALB) - A serious crash that sent two people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon is being blamed on a passenger in the car.

It happened not far from the notorious intersection of Highway 133 and Highway 112 in Southwest Worth County, which is known for fatal wrecks, going back decades.

Trooper First Class David Fretwell of GSP Albany Post 40 says that Brittany Hall, 20,  was driving a 2012 Ford Fusion south on Highway 133, as she and Rashawn McGhee, 21, were arguing about breaking up.

Fretwell said McGhee grabbed the steering wheel and turned it, causing the car the car to run off the road, hitting several trees.

McGhee received head injuries and shoulder injuries, and was airlifted to Archbold Hospital in Thomasville, the region's only Level I Trauma Center.

Hall was transported to Phoebe Putney with a broken hand.

Both were wearing seat belts, and the air bags deployed.

Charges are pending in the crash.

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