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Woman 'ejected' from truck, driver charged with DUI after crash on I-75 south, GSP says

Officials said the driver took off from the single-vehicle crash but was found later at the CobbLinc bus station.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A crash involving one car held up traffic on I-75 southbound, on Independence Day, according to Georgia State Patrol. The driver is facing a DUI charge, along with several other charges.

Troopers responded to the crash on I-75 south near Windy Hill Road in Cobb County shortly before 11:45 a.m., where a silver Ford Explorer Sport Trac veered off the road.

GSP said the driver "overcorrected" and the truck flipped over on the interstate. A woman "was ejected" from the truck when it rolled over, according to GSP. She was taken to Kennestone Hospital with serious injuries.

The 36-year-old driver left the scene, but troopers said they later found him at the CobbLinc bus station on Cumberland Boulevard.

He was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, serious injury by vehicle, and failure to maintain lane.

Georgia State Patrol said that the investigation is still ongoing and that the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is also assisting them. 

Roads are clear and traffic is flowing. 

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