Woman Killed, Others Injured in Cherokee County Car Accident

The cause of a three-vehicle accident is still under investigation after it took the life of a 30-year-old woman in Cherokee County this week. Police say the car accident happened on Thursday at about 3 p.m. on the Marietta Highway Bridge.

The woman, who was driving a Honda, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency officials. Two other vehicles, a Chevrolet truck and a Buick, had several passengers that were not seriously injured.

Police say the truck was being driven by a 33-year-old woman who had a 53-year-old passenger in the front seat. Both had minor injuries. The vehicle was also occupied by two girls and one boy, all under the age of 12, who were in the back seat. The children were injured and taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.

The third vehicle was being driven by a 68-year-old man. According to a news report, the man had cuts to his head as a result of the accident and was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The names of the victims in the accident have not been released and police say they are still investigating the cause of the deadly accident.

The Cooper Firm extends its condolences to the families involved in this tragic car accident.

Source: Cherokee Tribune, “Woman killed in three-car accident,” Megan Thornton, March 2, 2012

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