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Wilton Thomason Jr., 66, killed when ambulance overturns off of West Campbellton Street in Fairburn, Georgia; Ambulance driver suspected of DUI

Modified Date: 
Tue, 11/16/2021 - 11:26am
Accident Date: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

Ambulance driver charged with DUI after patient killed in Georgia crash, police say

The emergency vehicle wrecked at about 7:30 p.m. along West Campbellton Street in Fairburn, roughly 20 miles southwest of Atlanta, according to officers’ preliminary findings.

Ambulance driver admitted to drinking, smoking marijuana and taking Adderall before fatal crash

The Fairburn officer wrote in the report that McCorvey admitted to smoking marijuana, taking Adderall and drinking a beer while driving the ambulance.

Police: Ambulance driver charged with homicide for crash that killed 66-year-old patient

Kevin T. McCorvey, 34, was driving a private ambulance on West Campbellton Street in Fairburn just before 7:30 p.m. Friday when police say he veered off the shoulder of the road causing the ambulance to roll over into a ditch. A patient, Wilton Thomason Jr., 66, was in the back of the ambulance and was not restrained in any way, according to preliminary investigative findings of the Georgia State Patrol. He suffered fatal injuries, GSP said.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Wilton Thomason Jr.
Kevin McCorvey

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