Driver critically injured in Warner Robins car accident

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Warner Robins Police Department is investigating a traffic accident that left the driver critically injured.

According to a news release, the accident happened around 5 p.m. in the area of Leisure Lake Drive and Leisure Lake Court.

Officers say 26-year-old Courtney Welchel of Warner Robins was driving a 2006 Cadillact CTS east bound on Leisure Lake Drive when she veered into oncoming traffic. The police department says she hit two mailboxes before crossing back into oncoming traffic. Her vehicle then hit a tree, when airborne, and rolled.

Welchel was sent to Medical Center, Navicent Health and is in critical condition in the ICU.

Officers are working to determine if alcohol contributed to the crash. The police department adds she was driving the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license.

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