A Millen woman was struck by a passing car on Sunday after she stopped to help a man on a bike whom she had struck with her own car.
Around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Paula Blount Johnson, 77, of Plum Avenue in Millen, struck Richard William Himmer, 48, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, with her car's passenger-side mirror as he rode his bicycle on Highway 301 North, according to Georgia State Patrol Post 45 reports.
As Johnson exited her car, parked on the roadside not far from Dot Deloach Road, she began to walk across the road to check on Himmer when she stepped into the path of a 2014 Chrysler 200 driven by Laroshia Jackson, 37, of Robbins Brown Road in Sylvania, reports stated.
Jackson's car struck Johnson after Jackson braked and skidded 90 feet. Johnson struck Jackson's windshield, and the car traveled another 68 feet before stopping.
Johnson was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, reports stated. No charges were filed. Himmer was not seriously injured.