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Head On Collision on Brownsville Road in Powder Springs


March 21, 2019

Two Individuals Sustain Injuries in Head On Collision on Brownsville Road in Powder Springs

Powder Springs, GA – according to mdjonline.com, two people were injured in a head on collision on Brownville Road located close to Power Springs, Georgia.*

One individual was operating a 2003 Chevy Trailblazer, which was heading northbound on Brownsville Road close to Hill Road at around 11:50 a.m., when it went across the center line and hit a 2014 Ram 3500 truck head on as it was heading in a southerly direction, per a spokesperson for the Cobb police.  

The drivers were both pinned in their vehicles resulting from the accident. The Trailblazer, the driver of whom is a forty year old male from Powder Springs, was taken by air ambulance to a local hospital. This individual sustained minor injuries, according to the local police.  The driver of the Ram, a forty nine year old male, was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital, also with minor injuries.  

Across the United States, there are thousands of head on collisions each year, and the numbers of these types of accidents are on the rise.  Unfortunately, head on collusions often end up deadly as the force of the impact usually cause severe injuries and sometimes, even death. The most common causes of head on collisions are as follows:

  • Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
  • Distracted driving
  • Inclement weather (such as ice and snow)
  • Fatigued driving
  • Ignoring traffic signals and signs
  • Using poor techniques when overtaking another vehicle
  • Low visibility

The most common injuries and issues associated with head on collisions are as follows:

  • Traumatic brain injuries and head injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Bruising 
  • Organ damage
  • Lacerations to the face and body
  • Scarring
  • Death 

Accident News is a driver safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help drivers better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes.  To learn more about our injury prevention programs, including iridesafe.com - click here. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.

Source:https://www.mdjonline.com/news/two-injured-in-wednesday-wreck-on-brownsville-road-outside-powder/article_1034b608-450e-11e9-bbe5-739790488b8f.html

Category: Auto Accidents

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