Accident on J.R. Allen sends one driver to the hospital

A multi-car accident on J.R. Allen Parkway sent one person to the hospital and created havoc for drivers.

The three-car accident happened Tuesday evening.

Police say the first vehicle was traveling toward Schomburg Road on J.R. Allen Parkway when it crossed the median and struck a tractor trailer.  The force of the impact sent a tire flying into the opposite lane, striking an SUV.

The driver of the first vehicle was taken to the Medical Center with serious injuries.

Neither the driver of the tractor trailer or the SUV were injured.

Police say this was an attempted suicide on the part of the first driver.

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