by: Kerry Kavanaugh Updated:
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police say 37-year-old Beverly Wilkins caused a crash that sent five people to the hospital, including three teenagers.
Police said Wilkins was going the wrong way on Highway 316 for about three miles Friday night. They said she will be charged with DUI, reckless driving, accident causing serious
Investigators said one of the passengers in the other vehicle is still in critical condition at a hospital, with serious head trauma. They
Friday's crash is the third caused by a wrong-way driver in metro Atlanta in just ten days.
On Monday, Channel 2's Kerry Kavanaugh requested the 911 calls that flooded the Gwinnett County 911 center.
Many of those drivers called in after they narrowly avoided a head-on collision themselves.
All the calls came in within the two minutes before the head on crash.
Caller: "There's a vehicle going the wrong way on
Caller: "It almost hit me head on almost hit another vehicle head on. I don't know if they're drunk."
Caller: "Someone was going the wrong way, it just barely missed me.
The callers said a SUV was heading east in the westbound lanes. Some of the witnesses believed they saw the driver first cross over the median at Cedars.
The driver continued down the wrong way for about three miles through the major intersection at Highway 29.
The crash happened moments later.