1 Dead, 6 Injured in Accident
Children as young as 4 years old are among the injured.
An unidentified 30-year-old woman is dead after a 3-car accident on Marietta Highway at Interstate 575 that left six people injured.
Just after 3 p.m. today, Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and the Canton Fire Department responded to an accident involving a red Honda, a black Chevrolet truck and a white Buick, fire spokesman Tim Cavender and police spokeswoman Sgt. Stacy Bailey said.
The 30-year-old woman, who was driving the Honda, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other women, the 33-year-old driver of the black Chevrolet truck and her 53-year-old passenger, had minor injuries. Three children, a 12-year-old boy, a 7-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl in the back seat, were transported to Scottish Rite Hospital in Sandy Springs with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Buick, a 68-year-old man, was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta with cuts to his head.
The Canton Police Department is investigating the cause of the accident.