Accident in the Krystal's Drive Through (Smyrna)
On June 6, 2021, Officer R Rivera was dispatched to the scene of an accident at 5140 South Cobb Drive SE south of Parklands Highway SE.
The accident occurred at 23:16.
Ms. D Brown was driving a Hyundai Genesis 2. OT and Mr. S Dill was driving a Honda Accord Executive.
Both vehicles were in the drive-thru lane of Krystal’s fast-food restaurant.
Mr. Dill’s vehicle was in line in front of Ms. Brown’s vehicle when she rear-ended the bumper of Mr. Dill’s vehicle.
The officer attending the scene noted a strong odor of alcohol on Ms. Brown.
Ms. Brown denied having consumed alcohol and agreed to submit to a horizonal eye nystagmus standardized field sobriety evaluation.
This evaluation established that Ms. Brown had nystagmus present in both eyes.
She then refused any further standardized field evaluations and was placed under arrest.
Neither driver sustained any injury and both vehicles sustained slight damage.
Mr. Dill removed his own vehicle and Ms. Brown’s vehicle was parked at the restaurant for collection at a later date.
Ms. Brown was cited in terms of O.C.G.A. 40-6-391A1 “Driving under the influence of alcohol”.
The weather was cloudy, surface conditions were good and light conditions were dark: lighted.
The accident was reported in Smyrna, Cobb County.