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Tire Failure Causes Rollover Collision in Hall County, Georgia; Seven Injured


May 04, 2019

HALL COUNTY, GA. – According to a news story reported online at ajc.com, a tire failure led to a rollover collision in Hall County, Georgia. Seven members of a family were traveling in the vehicle at the time, and all seven were injured, according to the news report. Two of the people were reportedly ejected from the vehicle during the crash.*

The accident happened on the morning of May 2 on Interstate 985 in Hall County. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution report that at about 6:45 a.m., a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling south on the interstate and experienced a tire issue near the Plainview Road bridge. 

The tire failure caused a loss of control, and the SUV ended up rolling over twice. Deputies did not immediately say what led to the tire failure — whether it was caused by an issue with the tire itself or whether the vehicle hit something in the roadway. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that seven members of a family were riding in the SUV at the time, and a man and child were ejected during the crash. The report says the man and three children were transported to a hospital in Gainesville, while the other two children were transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. 

The man is reportedly 31 years old, and the children are between the ages of 1 and 9 years. In addition, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that a 26-year-old woman, who had been driving the vehicle, was seriously injured and transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. 

Deputies are still completing their investigating of the case. 

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Source:https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/family-injured-ejected-after-suv-flips-twice-hall-county/8PUT297jcbzIo1T271isPL/

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