Auto Accident in Towns County Claims North Carolina Woman

An accident in Towns County leads to the arrest of a Hiawassee man.

According to a press release, Last Thursday, October 21, Towns County Dispatch received a 911 call at 4:19pm regarding a motor vehicle accident on Hwy. 75 North / Bell Creek Rd. near the Hiawassee Animal Hospital.

Two cars were involved, one traveling north, one traveling south on Highway 75. The driver of the vehicle at fault was Brent Brandon Hinnant, age 27 of Hayesville, North Carolina, his vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by David Bradshaw, age 30 of Hiawassee. The passenger of Hinnant’s vehicle was his mother, Terri. She passed away as a result of the accident.

Brent Hinnant was arrested and booked into the Towns County Detention Center on the following charges:

Homicide by Vehicle 1st Degree;
1 count of Drug Related Objects;
Failure to Maintain Lane;
Serious Injury by Vehicle, and
Driving on an Expired License.

The Georgia State Patrol handled the accident investigation.