January 22, 2019

Three Injured in Accident Involving Tractor

Wreck 555(Roopville, GA) — Three people were taken to Atlanta hospitals Thursday morning after an accident involving a Lincoln Town Car and a tractor just north of Roopville in Carroll County.

According to a report by Trooper S. Young with Georgia State Patrol post 4 in Villa Rica the crash occurred on Georgia Highway 1/ U.S. Hwy 27 in the right southbound lane just north of GA Hwy 5.

A John Deere 7210 farm tractor operated by Jessie F. Horton, age 76 from Carrollton, was traveling southbound in the right lane when the green Lincoln Town Car struck the tractor in the rear end causing both vehicles to overturn near the area of impact.

Horton was airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center.

The occupants of the Town Car were 79-year-old Eugene Marlow (driver) and 78-year-old Sandra Marlow (passenger), both of Roopville.

Eugene Marlow was airlifted to Grady Hospital in Atlanta and Sandra Marlow was transported to Atlanta Medical Center by ambulance. Charges are still pending in the crash. (Photo: Traffic Reports on Twitter)



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