One Person Killed in Vehicle Collision in Cartersville, Georgia
CARTERSVILLE, GA. – According to a news story published online at cbs46.com, one person was killed in a vehicle collision in Cartersville, Georgia. One other person was injured in the crash, according to the report. Neither of the victims has yet been identified, and the accident is still under investigation.*
The collision took place in the late afternoon of Thursday, May 2, on Griffin Road in Cartersville. Georgia State Patrol and CBS 46 report that at about 4 p.m. that day, a Nissan was traveling on Griffin Road and somehow crossed over the centerline of the roadway near the area of Law Road.
It is not clear at this time what caused the driver to leave the lane of travel, and it is not clear what direction the Nissan had been headed at the time. In crossing the centerline, the Nissan entered oncoming traffic, where Troopers say it crashed head-on into a Chrysler Town and Country that was traveling in the opposite direction.
CBS 46 reports that the driver of the Nissan sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. He or she had not been identified by officials at the time of the CBS 46 report’s posting. It does not appear that anyone else was riding in the Nissan.
CBS 46 further reports that the driver of the Chrysler was injured in the accident, and emergency responders took him or her to Kennestone Hospital for treatment. This driver was also not identified, and his or her current medical condition is not known.
Georgia State Patrol is still in the process of completing its investigating into the crash.
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