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Columbus traffic fatality update: Fort Mitchell woman dies in crash

A Fort Mitchell, Ala., woman died Wednesday night in a car accident on Airport Thruway, Columbus police said.

Janet Mary Davis, 54, died after a Jeep Cherokee collided with her Honda Accord at the Interstate 185 on-ramp, causing her car to flip, reports state.Davis was a passenger in the Accord that was traveling west on Airport Thruway about 8:10 p.m. The Accord’s driver, 61-year-old Charles Davis, turned left onto the I-185 on-ramp in front of a Jeep Cherokee that was going east on Airport Thruway, police said.

James Dodson, the 32-year-old driving the Jeep, tried to avoid a collision but couldn’t. The Jeep struck the Accord’s front bumper. The Accord then started spinning clockwise, hitting a curb and flipping. When the Accord stopped, it was upside down on the sidewalk, reports state.

Two people were in each vehicle. Everyone was taken to The Medical Center with injuries. Janet Davis died from her injuries, reports indicate.Capt. Renee McAneny said no charges have been filed.

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