Cobb County

How Does the Georgia Distracted Driving Law Affect Me?

May 31, 2018

How does the new Georgia Distracted Driving Law affect me? By Amanda Lavery Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 673, commonly referred to as the Distracted Driving Law or the Hands Free Georgia Act, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018.  The new law is an attempt to address the significant increase in…

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Drunk driver on I-575 results in two women being severely injured

July 30, 2014

Drunk driver on I-575 results in two women being severely injured Two women were severely injured after being hit in a head on collision by a drunk driver. Cobb County police say that Alexandria Cymone Brooks, an 18-year-old woman, was driving under the influence of alcohol on I-575 near Barrett Parkway. Brooks crossed into oncoming traffic…

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Traffic tie up leads to tragic Georgia truck accident

November 21, 2013

Traffic tie up leads to tragic Georgia truck accident Waiting in traffic or being stuck in slow-moving traffic due to road construction, can be a vulnerable position to be in — regardless of what kind of vehicle someone may be in. Recently, slow traffic due to a Georgia construction zone was the scene of a truck…

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Deadly Tractor-Trailer Accident Shuts Down I-75 North

November 14, 2013

Deadly Tractor-Trailer Accident Shuts Down I-75 North There were at least seven vehicles and one tractor trailer involved in a car accident on I-75 North Thursday, November 14, 2013. The wreck caused the wrongful death of at least one person and caused serious injuries to two others. The accident caused all northbound lanes of I-75 to be blocked north of Wade…

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The Latest Technology in Cobb County: Car Surveillance with License Plate Readers

August 5, 2013

The Latest Technology in Cobb County: Car Surveillance with License Plate Readers What if your license plate could be captured not just when you ran a red light, but almost any time you were driving? Thousands of automatic license-plate readers are being installed all over the United States. They have started installation on police cars,…

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Family Awarded $17.5 Million in Medical Malpractice from Grady Hopsital

June 14, 2013

Family Awarded $17.5 Million in Medical Malpractice from Grady Hopsital Sheroid Merritt was an innocent bystander when he was struck in the face with a stray bullet in a Walmart parking lot in Lovejoy. In the emergency room on April 9, 2008 at Grady Memorial Hospital he was responsive and very much like his normal self, his…

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Cobb County man John Kristofak pleads guilty to killing his ex-wife

June 10, 2013

A Cobb County man facing trial for murdering his ex-wife, plead guilty on Tuesday May 21, to killing her in their once home. John S. Kristofak, 58, was married to Donna Nations Kristofak for 19 years before their divorce in August 2011. One month after the divorce, Donna filed for a restraining order. John S. Kristofak continued to harass…

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Georgia Police Arrest Suspect in Hit and Run Car Accident

June 7, 2013

Whenever someone hits a pedestrian and then leaves the scene of an accident, police typically make every effort to find that driver as leaving the scene of a car accident is typically against the law in Georgia. Leaving the scene may also lead to more serious injuries or even death for an injured pedestrian because…

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Marietta Driver Seriously Injured in a Car Crash on Cobb Parkway

February 8, 2013

Marietta Driver Seriously Injured in a Car Crash on Cobb Parkway Five people were involved in a major crash at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and McCollum Parkway. A 2006 Toyota Corolla was driving southbound on Cobb Parkway when a 2011 Volvo Tractor-Trailer was heading westbound on McCollum Parkway and struck the Toyota on the…

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Two Teenagers Killed In Fatal Car Accident in Cobb County

February 4, 2013

Two Teenagers Killed In Fatal Car Accident in Cobb County Marietta, Georgia- Two teenagers were killed early Saturday morning in a crash on Sandy Plains Road. The accident was at Kinjac Drive in Marietta at about 3:21 a.m. in the morning. The Cobb County Police reported that a silver 2001 Volvo S60 was going northbound on Sandy Plains Road…

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