Deadly accident at Phinizy Rd. and Peach Orchard Rd.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – UPDATE: Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen tells NewsChannel 6 one person has died in the two car accident.

21-year-old Rashaun Walker was driving north on Peach Orchard Rd. and collided with a car turning left onto Phinizy Rd.

Walker was unrestrained at the time of the accident. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:45 p.m.

Walker will be sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy.

Richmond County deputies and Augusta Fire/EMA crews are on the scene of an accident at Phinizy Rd. and Peach Orchard Rd.

The call came in around 5:00 P.M. One of the cars was turned over on its side as a result of the accident. Injuries have been reported.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.

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