Man Airlifted With Severe Injuries, Fiancé Blames Hit-and-Run Driver
Jacob Elisha Downer, 29 of Marietta, was airlifted to Grady for treatment Friday at approximately 10:20 p.m. but doesn’t remember a thing that happened, according to Gordy Wright, spokesman for the Georgia State Highway Patrol.
Downer was found in the roadway on Meadowview Rd. in Lithia Springs. There was no visible evidence on his clothing, no witnesses, no one who heard anything, no roadway evidence and no vehicle evidence at the scene, Wright said in an email.
The father of three sustained broken bones, has a severed thigh muscle, and may need bone skin grafts from road rash, according to a report by myfoxatlanta.com. The man’s fiancé, Lindsay Davenport, said that it will be at least two months before he’ll be able to stand on that leg, according to