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Infant Suffers Fatal Injuries in Dooly County Rollover Accident – A Tragic Mother’s Day

May 18, 2019

DOOLY COUNTY, GEORGIA – According to an online news article published by, an infant was killed in an early morning rollover accident on I-75.*

Law enforcement officers report that a six-month-old infant sustained fatal injuries in a single-vehicle rollover accident.   Reports indicate that a Volkswagen Jetta overturned near the off-ramp on northbound I-75 near a rest area at mile marker 107 in Dooly County.

The Volkswagen Jetta had six total passengers at the time of the accident, including four adults (aged 19, 21, 25, and 29) a three-year-old child, and the fatally injured six-month-old infant boy. The 21-year-old and 25-year-old adults were in the front seat, but it is unclear which adult was driving the vehicle. The 19-year-old passenger was sitting in the left rear seat, holding the three-year-old child.  The 29-year-old passenger was sitting in the right rear seat. While the infant was lying in a car seat in the backseat of the vehicle, the infant was unrestrained, and the car seat was not properly fastened inside the vehicle.

All six passengers were transported by ambulance to Crisp Regional Hospital.  The six-month-old infant was the only passenger to sustain fatal injuries.  The five other passengers reportedly sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) called in the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team to thoroughly investigate the single-vehicle rollover accident and determine what went wrong to cause such a tragedy on Mother’s Day. 

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