Stephen Jasper Injured in Cobb County, GA, 18-wheeler Accident
Cobb County, GA -- May 16, 2019, Stephen Jasper was injured in an accident where an alleged street race ended in a crash.
Investigators with the Cobb County Police reported that the crash happened just after 6:30 p.m. along the southbound lanes of I-285 approaching Atlanta Road.
Police officials alleged that 18-year-old Jasper was in a Dodge Charger speeding and weaving through traffic along with 25-year-old Ashkelon Procope who was driving a Nissan Altima. According to reports, Jasper's car crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler which had slowed due to traffic.
As a result of this collision, Jasper suffered serious injuries for which EMS transported him to a local hospital for treatment. No one else was hurt.
Authorities claim that Procope initially stopped at the scene but left before officers arrived. They later found and arrested him for serious injury by vehicle, racing, and reckless driving.
Additional details remain unclear at this time.