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Car Runs into Two Children in DeKalb County, Georgia

June 02, 2019

DEKALB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report posted by, a car ran into two children in DeKalb County, Georgia. Little information regarding the events of the accident has been reported at this time. It was the second accident involving a car and two children to occur in DeKalb County in one day.*

The accident took place in the evening at an intersection in DeKalb County. DeKalb County Fire officials and 11 Alive report that a vehicle struck two children at the intersection of Columbia Drive and Peachtree Road. It is not clear what caused the accident or where the children were in relation to the roadway at the time of the collision. 

No descriptive information about the vehicle was reported, and the children’s ages were not provided in the report. According to 11 Alive, the children were injured but in stable condition following the accident. The report did not say where the two children were taken for treatment. 

The driver of the vehicle was not identified, and authorities did not say whether charges might be filed in the case. The accident is still under investigation. 

This was the second accident to occur in one day in DeKalb County involving a vehicle hitting juvenile pedestrians. Several hours earlier on the same day, a vehicle struck two juvenile pedestrians at the crossing of Rays Road and Rockbridge Road in DeKalb County. The juveniles were taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. 

No information about the driver involved in the earlier crash or potential charges was reported. This accident is also still under investigation. 

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