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Serious Injury Vehicle Collision

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November 15, 2019

The Cobb County Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) Unit is investigating a serious injury vehicle collision that occurred in Precinct Two on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 8:31 a.m. on Mableton Parkway at Bonanza Trail.

A red 2010 Ford Ranger was preparing to make a left turn onto Bonanza Trail from eastbound Mableton Parkway. A tan 2011 Chevrolet Traverse was traveling west on Mableton Parkway, approaching the intersection with Bonanza Trail, in the left travel lane. The Ford initiated its left turn in front of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet struck the passenger side of the Ford.

The Ford rolled onto its driver’s side and then slid onto the shoulder of Mableton Parkway. The rear of the Ford then rode a guyed wire, that was attached to a power pole, and came to a final rest with the rear of the truck in an elevated position. The truck remained in contact with the guyed wire.

The driver of the Ford was identified as 86-year-old Clarence Chadwick of Marietta. Mr. Chadwick was transported to Wellstar Cobb Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet was identified as 55-year-old Anne Crane of Atlanta. She was transported to Wellstar Cobb Hospital with minor injuries.

This collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department at 770-499-3987.