Northwest Parkway Car Crash Death of George G. Thompson – Obituary
80-year-old George G. Thompson has died in a fatal Union County car crash that occurred on Northwest Parkway on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. It happened at about 3:25 p.m at US Route 33 westbound off-ramp and Northwest Parkway.
According to official reports, Thompson was driving a Toyota Rav 4 attempting to exit westbound U.S. Route 33 onto Northwest Parkway. However, he failed to give way to a Tahoe that was being driven by Douglas H. Rowan, a 20-year-old man from Marysville.
The Tahoe crashed into the driver’s side of the Rav 4, leaving Thompson with fatal injuries. He was taken to Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Rowan was also injured and was taken to Memorial Hospital.
Police say alcohol and drugs do not seem to have been a factor in the wreck.