Serious Accident Near Six Flags Over Georgia Injures Three
COBB COUNTY, GA— The Marietta Daily Journal has reported that three people were rushed to local medical centers with severe injuries. The accident occurred Sunday evening, not too far from Six Flags Over Georgia. Cobb County police are continuing their investigation and may issue criminal charges soon. The preliminary reports from the scene suggest that speed playing a substantial role in causing this horrendous crash.*
The Cobb County police department announced that Jonathan Redd of Cedartown mightbe responsible for the accident that injured his passenger severely and also sent another driver to the hospital. Redd, 18, was also seriously hurt in the collision.
Police say that around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018, Redd was driving his 2000 Ford Ranger pickup truck along with his passenger, 17-year-old Kaitlyn Arnold of Douglasville. Redd allegedly drove the Ford Ranger over the center line of White Road, just south of Factory Shoals Road in South Cobb and careened into 50-year-old Simone Myles from Mableton, who was driving an Audi A5 at the time of the crash.
Rescue personnel transported all three to local hospitals with serious, life-threatening injuries. The violent collision ejected Redd from his truck when it rolled over after the crash. First responders transported him to Grady Memorial Hospital. Arnold, his passenger, was also seriously injured although she was not ejected. Ambulance workers took her to Atalanta Medical Center from emergency treatment. The other driver, Myles, received treatment on scene and then was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with apparent, substantial injuries.
The Cobb County Police department’s STEP unit commenced the investigation into the cause of the wreck. The officers initially speculated that speed was a factor in causing the collision. They did not specify the speed of the vehicles. Weather may have also played a substantial role in creatingthe accident, which remains under investigation.
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