Pike County Sheriff's Office Traffic Investigators responded to a collision that occurred on Sunday at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Highway 18 at Reidsboro Road. The initial investigation has shown that a Jeep Compass crossed the center line striking a Nissan Altima traveling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Jeep was transported by life flight to Atlanta Medical Center. The occupants of the other vehicle where taken by ambulance to Upson Regional Hospital.
Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor as open alcohol containers were located in the Jeep. A blood sample was obtained from the driver , Eddie Beckham, and is being sent to the crime lab for analysis. Any appropriate charges will be made once the investigation is complete.