2015-06-10 / Front Page

Driver charged with multiple offenses in roll-over accident

The Miller County Sheriff's Department, Miller County EMS, and the Georgia State Patrol responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Bush Grimes Road.

When the officers arrived on the scene, they found a 1999 Mitsubishi Monterosport, white in color, in the ditch, but the driver had left the scene.

The vehicle was registered to a Jeanie Marie Sheffield of Donalsonville.

The crash report stated that the vehicle appeared to have been headed north on Bush Grimes Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and rotated counter clockwise. The vehicle then struck the ditch with the front of the vehicle and overturned. The auto came to an uncontrolled final rest facing west on the driver's side of the vehicle.

A wallet was found inside the auto belonging to the driver, Timothy D. Littlefield, of Bush Street in Colquitt.

State Trooper G.M. Kelley located the driver the next day, and he (Littlefield) stated he was driving and that he did not know what happened. He also stated that he was not wearing his seat belt.

Littlefield was charged for driving while license was suspended or revoked, hit and run/leaving the scene of an accident, and wearing no seat belt along with faulty tires.

The vehicle was removed from the scene by Watson's Towing.

Trooper First Class G.M. Kelley was the investigating officer from Georgia State Patrol in Colquitt, Post 14.

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