The driver of a silver Suburban was traveling east on Oglethorpe Boulevard Sunday night when he swerved around one car and lost control of his vehicle. The driver struck a curb near the Civic Center on the Washington Street side. According to witnesses, the vehicle flipped at least three times. Two were injured in the accident.
ALBANY, Ga. — Two men in their 30s were discharged from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Monday following their involvement in a wreck that resulted in the vehicle they were traveling in flipping onto its side.
The accident took place at 10:15 p.m. at the intersection of West Oglethorpe Boulevard and North Washington Street.
Initial information from the scene indicated that the driver of a silver Suburban was traveling east on Oglethorpe when he swerved around one car and lost control of his vehicle.
The driver struck a curb near the Albany Civic Center on the Washington Street side. The vehicle flipped at least three times, according to witnesses. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and the passenger was trapped underneath the passenger side door for approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
The vehicle ended up on its side in the middle of road. A chunk of concrete was missing from where the sport utility vehicle had hit the curb, and a nearby tree had been uprooted.
Authorities later identified the driver as Joseph Brinson, 39, and the passenger as Reggie Clark, 37. The two were transported to Phoebe for treatment.
Clark and Brinson were both discharged from the hospital’s emergency center Monday morning, a Phoebe spokeswoman said.
There was no word Monday afternoon on charges in connection to the accident.