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Child Injured in Vehicle Crash on South Cobb Drive in Smyrna, Georgia

September 17, 2019

SMYRNA, GA. – According to a news report posted online at, a child was injured in a vehicle crash that occurred on South Cobb Drive in Smyrna, Georgia. Few details about the accident were included in the news report, but the child’s mother says the crash was a head-on collision.*

According to the news report and the mother of the child, the accident occurred on South Cobb Drive. The mother says that her nine-year-old daughter was riding in the car with her aunt, when a vehicle crossed over the centerline of the roadway and crashed head-on into them. It is not clear where on South Cobb Drive the crash happened, as no cross street or nearby location was listed in the report.

It is also not clear what direction the child and her aunt had been driving or what direction the other vehicle was traveling. The makes and models of the two vehicles were not provided in the news report. No information directly from police officers or from the police report was included in the news report. 

WCTI reports that the child was injured in the accident and taken to Scottish Rite Hospital for treatment. She is reportedly from New Bern, North Carolina. Her current condition is not known, but her mother said it was a major accident, and the girl spent her birthday in the hospital. She said when she arrived at the scene, people were surrounding her daughter.

“They were all holding hands, praying around my baby before the ambulance got there,” the woman said. “It was something serious. It was very serious. It was something that nobody was supposed to survive.”

It was not clear from the report whether anyone else was injured in the accident. The crash remains under investigation at this time. 

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