Man pinned between car, tree in serious condition

A man who was injured when he hung on to a moving car was in serious condition at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital on Sunday night, a spokeswoman said.

According to an incident report, around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, James Irvin, 28, of Kissingbower Road, tried to get into a Jeep Cherokee driven by Charles Hyde, 43, of Hephzibah, after the two got into an argument in the 1900 block of Second Avenue. Irvin hung on as Hyde accelerated, striking a Chevrolet Lumina and then a tree, badly injuring Irvin’s leg.

Hyde drove away, striking another truck, the report said. He later contacted police.

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Sgt. Dan Carrier said the case is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed.


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