One Dead, 4 Others Wounded As 75-year Old Woman Crashes Into Emergency Room Of A Major Atlanta Hospital

By 02:10 Mon, 06 Jul 2020 Comments

One person was killed and four others were injured when an elderly woman driving an SUV crashed into the emergency room of a major Atlanta hospital.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The wreck in the ER lobby of Piedmont Hospital involved a Mercedes-Benz SUV operated by a 75-year-old woman who was arriving at the medical facility for an appointment at 7.45am local time.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Atlanta police Officer Steve Avery told reporters the driver lost control of her vehicle in the ER driveway, hit another car and veered into the hospital building.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The SUV struck two people and 'bumped several others' just inside the glass doors, Avery said at the scene.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

One of the people struck by the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The injuries suffered by the four surviving victims did not appear to be life-threatening. The driver was not hurt.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Investigators do not know what caused the woman to lose control, Avery said.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

'It does not appear to be a deliberate act,' the officer told reporters.(Wapbaze_Copyright)



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