A Sugar Hill man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a Ga. 400 crash last month that claimed the life of an elderly Gainesville woman, Forsyth County Sheriff's Office spokesman Doug Rainwater said.
Antonio Jimenez, 42, was arrested Monday and charged
with second-degree homicide by vehicle, driving too fast for conditions,
failure to maintain lane and speeding in connection with the death
of Rose Marie Robertson, 82, of Bethel Road.
She died three days after the Sept. 10 crash
on GA 400 at Bottoms Road and Settingdown Circle in Forsyth
County, north of Cumming, as a result of the "critical, life-threatening
injuries" she sustained in the collision with a cement truck, according
to Forsyth County authorities.
Robertson was "heavily" entrapped
in her 2008 Toyota Corolla and had to extricated from the small sedan,
which came to rest in the median, Forsyth County Fire Department
spokesman Jason Shivers told Patch. Firefighters worked 15 minutes to
free her and Robertson was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital.
She died Sept. 13 about 5 a.m. at Grady.
who was driving the concrete truck, was not hurt in the crash
that closed northbound lanes for about an hour, causing traffic delays.