Posted on Nov 02, 2010
A man was left critically injured after suspected drunk driver struck his truck on Cobb Parkway.
The Atlanta drunk driving crash occurred on Tuesday, November 2 on S.R. 41 just south of the Canton Road Connector. A woman driving a Honda Accord north changed lanes and hit a Ford Super Duty truck which was also headed north. The collision caused both vehicles to veer off the road and rollover.
The truck hit a brick street sign. The driver in the truck had to be extricated. He was flown to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries.
The driver of the Accord, 50-year-old Sheila Hunter of Marietta, was helped from her car by witnesses. She was not seriously injured and was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in good condition.
Hunter faces charges, including driving under the influence.
The Law Offices of Shane Smith wish the driver of the truck a quick recovery.
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