Man crashes into 2 power poles

The Covington News - - The second front - RACHEL GOFF rgoff@cov­news.com

An ac­cused drunk driver was hos­pi­tal­ized af­ter crash­ing into two power poles early Sun­day morn­ing in Por­terdale.

Ac­cord­ing to Ge­or­gia State Pa­trol, Johnathan War­ren, 22, from Cony­ers, was trav­el­ing on Broad Street, south of Spruce Street, around 2 a.m. when his ve­hi­cle left the road- way in a curve and crashed into the power poles.

War­ren was air­lifted to At­lanta Med­i­cal Cen­ter for treat­ment of in­juries and no one else was injured.

Speed and al­co­hol are be­lieved to be con­tribut­ing fac­tors in the wreck. War­ren was charged with fail­ing to main­tain lane, open con­tainer and DUI, ac­cord­ing to a GSP spokesper­son.

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