70 Year-Old Drunk Driver in Georgia Hits 17 Cars and Kills a Female Passenger in Another Car

by Colonel on January 25, 2013

“Police say Michael Owen Snider hit at least 17 vehicles during an alleged one-night drunk-driving spree before fatally killing a woman in an accident along Highway 78 in Gwinnett County, CBS Atlanta reports.

Snider, 70, is accused of hitting five vehicles in DeKalb County and at least 12 vehicles in Gwinnett County on the night of Jan. 23. He also allegedly crashed into the entrance of a restaurant.

Abebe, 51, of Grayson, Ga., was driving along the highway when he was allegedly hit by Snider’s pickup truck. The impact of the collision caused Abebe’s car to become wedged under a tractor-trailer truck that was stopped to the left of it, CBS Atlanta reports.

According to the station, the passenger in Abebe’s car, 69-year-old Mintiwab Woldeyhans, of Loganville, Ga., died on at the scene from her injuries.

” — Copyright 2013 CBS Interactive Inc

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