Teen driver seriously injured in Dalton wreck

DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – A collision between a pair of teen drivers resulted in life-threatening injuries to one of them.

It happened Wednesday evening around 6:10 PM at the intersection of Walnut and Sheridan Avenues.

Police say 18 year old Keiri Squarez of Tunnel Hill was trying to turn left on Sheridan.

But she was hit by a Mustang driven by 18 year old Austin Burnette of Chatsworth.

Burnette told investigators that he couldn’t stop in time to avoid hitting her.

She suffered critical injuries.

He suffered only minor ones and a passenger in his car suffered a broken ankle.

No charges have been filed, but the investigation is continuing.

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