Early on Saturday morning, two people were injured in a crash that occurred when a woman lost control of her car, took out a utility pole, and crashed into a tree.The crash happened at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Eastway Drive near the Plaza.

According to authorities, once the car came to a crashing halt, the woman driver got out of the car and ran. The woman driver was caught a short distance away.

Both the woman driver and the male passenger were hospitalized and are being treated for broken bones.

It is important to stay vigilant when it comes to driver safety.  When taking the wheel, be sure that all seat belts, air bats and head restraints are in working order.  If children are riding along. be sure that all child safety seats and restraints are properly installed.  While driving, refrain from eating, texting, or fiddling with electrical equipment or other distractions.

Taking the right precautions can make the difference of life or death.  However, even the most cautious of drivers can be involved in a serious accident.  When you or someone you love has been involved in a serious accident, the  Car Accident Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower can be there to assist you on your path to recovery.  We can investigate all aspects of the accident and hold all parties accountable for your loss. Call us today and speak directly with one of our lawyers at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.