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Police Say Douglas County Woman Was Distracted by Her Phone Before Causing a Fatal Crash

Distracted driving has become one of the biggest menaces on the highways of the United States in recent years. According to Cobb County police, it claimed the life of a popular youth basketball coach last month. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on how a Douglas County woman received a text message and was talking on […]

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Driver Inspecting Car After Breakdown is Hit and Killed by Truck on I-75 in Atlanta

Fatal accidents in which motorists who have broken down or have been in a fender bender are struck and killed by passing vehicles occur far too regularly on the interstates around Atlanta. In the latest tragic accident to take place on the highways, a driver who was attempting to inspect his vehicle after it broke […]

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Four Workers Are Hospitalized After a Chemical Spill in an Atlanta Lab

Many workers in academic labs, industry, and healthcare, face dangers from potential exposure to hazardous chemicals. Fortunately accidents are rare, but when they do happen they can be very serious. The Atlanta Journal Constitution this week reported on an incident in which four people were transported to a hospital after being exposed to a chemical […]

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Trampoline Injuries Increase as More Jump Parks Are Built in the United States

A new generation of high impact trampoline parks is springing up across America. But the proliferation of the parks has fueled safety concerns following an upsurge in reported trampoline related injuries. Recently CNN reported on how a 17-year-old suffered spinal injuries at a trampoline facility in Bellevue, Washington. Christina Flygare’s son had his future mapped […]

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Wrong-Way Driver is Linked to Double Fatal Crash Involving Atlanta-bound Greyhound Bus

A Greyhound bus bound for Atlanta has been involved in a fatal, five-vehicle wreck close to the Florida-Georgia border. The crash appears to have been caused by a wrong-way driver, according to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported the crash occurred at about 11:44 p.m. Friday in the northbound lanes […]

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