The Gist: A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a car in Powder Springs on Monday afternoon.
The Details: The incident occurred at around 12:42 p.m. at the intersection of Forest Hill Road and Buck Road.
According to police, An 18-year-old driver from Powder Springs, in a 2016 black Toyota Corolla, was traveling south on Forest Hill Road as a 23-year-old pedestrian was crossing the road from the east side. The pedestrian, who police say was not using a marked crosswalk, was struck by the vehicle.
By The Numbers:
- 1 pedestrian injured
- 1 vehicle involved
In Context: This accident highlights ongoing concerns regarding pedestrian safety and the risks associated with crossing streets outside of designated crosswalks. It also underscores the importance of driver awareness.
What’s Next?: The Cobb County Police Department is conducting an investigation into the incident. They are seeking information from the public to aid in their investigation and are requesting anyone with information to contact them at 770-499-3987.
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