Jackson man identified as driver in fatal I-520 accident
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on Interstate 520 just east of Doug Barnard Parkway.
Deputies responded to an accident with a serious injury that happened near mile marker 10 on eastbound I-520. It happened just after 1:45 p.m. Sunday.
The investigation determined a vehicle driven at a high rate of speed left the roadway and struck a tree.
The coroner identified the driver as 22-year-old Terrance Griffin, of Jackson S.C.
Griffin was taken to the Augusta University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:43 p.m.
No autopsy will be done.
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