Monday, February 28, 2011
The single-vehicle accident resulted in a Cartersville man being airlifted to an Atlanta hospital.
A Cartersville man was life-flighted to Atlanta Medical Center with a serious head injury after he was thrown off a motorcylce. According to the Cartersville Police Department accident report, Justin Marcus Maney of Browns Farm Road was travelling on Old Mill Road shortly before midnight Sunday and struck a curb. The 2006 Harley-Davidson XL288 left the roadway near Walnut Grove Road about 60 feet after initially hitting the curb. Investigation determined the bike hit the curb twice, traveled over it and came to rest in a field. The woman who found Maney lying on his stomach in a field told police he had been drinking but stopped an hour before driving and may have been upset. Maney also was not licensed for the motorcycle. Charges, …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The Dallas man lost consciousness Monday, which led to a four-vehicle crash on West Avenue.
A Monday crash in which four vehicles were damaged resulted when 24-year-old Nicholas Black of Dallas passed out behind the wheel at McDonald's on West Avenue. Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton told WBHF that Black has since passed away. The 1993 Chevrolet S-10 he was attempting to park at the restaurant struck another vehicle that was pulling out, then crossed West Avenue, striking a third vehicle and fence, about 8 p.m. The fence fell and damaged a fourth vehicle. Black was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and a 50-year-old Cartersville man, who was a passenger in Black's vehicle, complained of injuries, but was not transported to the hospital. No other injuries were reported.
Friday, February 4, 2011
A man on the tracks was hit by the CSX train.
The man struck and killed by a train off Old Allatoona Road shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday has been identified as 20-year-old Daniel T. Anderson of Cartersville. Deputy Coroner Brandon Duncan said Anderson lived nearby. "As far as we know, he was walking on the tracks for some unknown reason," Duncan said. CSX officials conducted the investigation.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Cartersville police say two air ambulances were called to the scene.
Several vehicles were involved in a major crash on Interstate 75 just north of exit 288 in the southbound lanes around 7 a.m. Thursday. All lanes were reopened by 8:40 a.m. Cartersville police Capt. Frank Cline said two Life Flight crews were called to the scene and the road was closed for some time. Cline added that it's too early to tell whether ice played a factor. Reports indicate traffic was backed up 5 miles around 8 a.m. The Daily Tribune News reports a child was transported to an Atlanta children's hospital as a result of the four-vehicle crash on a bridge.