4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Pedestrian Crash at Mall of Georgia: What We Know

4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Pedestrian Crash at Mall of Georgia: What We Know

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🕯️ The Gist: A 4-year-old girl was killed in a crash in the Mall of Georgia parking lot over the weekend. The child’s name was Abigail Hernandez.

🚓 The Details: The Gwinnett County Police Department responded to a distressing scene at the Mall of Georgia, where a child was hit by a vehicle outside Dick’s Sporting Goods. The young victim was rushed to Children’s Hospital of Atlanta – Egleston but was pronounced dead. Meanwhile, two others sustained non-critical injuries.

The pedestrians were struck by a pickup truck as they were crossing Mall of Georgia Drive, the roadway that runs around the Mall of Georgia.

The Driver of the pickup truck, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, was 18 years old.

📊 By The Numbers:

  • 1 child killed
  • 2 people hospitalized with non-life-threatening conditions (1 adult and a 7-year-old girl.)
  • Multiple law enforcement and emergency units responded

🙏 What You Can Do: Community members can aid the investigation by sharing any relevant information with the Gwinnett County Police or Crime Stoppers.

🔍 What’s Next?: The Accident Investigation Unit continues to delve into the circumstances surrounding the collision.

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