According to Georgia State Patrol reports, the accident occurred, August 24, at approximately 5:50 p.m., a 2003 Honda Civic was traveling on I-75 North in lane #3 from the center median. The driver side rear tire blew. The Honda began to spin in a clockwise manner left the roadway and struck a ditch. The driver, Thomas Lawrence, age 45 from Cleveland, TN, was injured and transported to Cartersville Medical Center. The passenger, James Bishop, age 62 from Chatsworth, was fatally injured.