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Complete Cobb County, GA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Cobb County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Cobb County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Cobb County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Cobb County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Cobb County

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Cobb County, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Cobb County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Huge rise in traffic deaths in Cobb County and nationwide in 2016

Statewide, traffic deaths are up 7% from 2015, and up 34% from 2014.

In Cobb County, the statistics for 2014, provided by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, are:

Fatalities: 49

Injuries: 8642

Crashes: 26921

Speed-related fatal crashes: 6

These disturbing statistics should concern us all, since Georgians should expect that our roadways are getting safer, yet data shows this isn't always the case.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/18/2017 Pedestrian Accident Michael Hicks, 59, hospitalized after being struck by car in Marietta, Georgia
Sat, 01/14/2017 Car Accident Tulia Eustache, 47, charged in 3-vehicle crash that killed David Richardson, 19, on Barrett Parkway in Marietta, Georgia
Wed, 01/11/2017 Pedestrian Accident Larry Whiteside, 66, struck and killed trying to cross Fairground Street in Marietta, Georiga
Fri, 12/23/2016 Truck Accident Maurio Andrews, 32, killed in two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in Cobb County, Georgia
Tue, 12/20/2016 Bus Accident Car driver injured in collision with Cobb County school bus on Austell Road near Austell, Georgia
Thu, 12/15/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist David Lance, 41, killed in rear-end collision with SUV on Cobb Parkway in Kennesaw, Georgia
Mon, 12/12/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian struck by vehicle at Connemara Drive NE and Powers Road NE in Cobb County, Georgia
Mon, 12/05/2016 Car Accident Crash reported on I-75 south in Cobb County, Georgia
Sun, 11/27/2016 Car Accident Paul Guzman, 41, killed; 5 injured in 2-vehicle wreck on Canton Road in Marietta, Georgia
Wed, 11/23/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian Michael Hallman, 48, struck and killed on Austell Road in Cobb County, Georgia
Sat, 11/19/2016 Bus Accident Josefina Ramos, 53, killed; several injured when Cobb County Transit bus strikes pickup truck on East-West Connector in Austell, Georgia
Sun, 10/09/2016 Car Accident Four injured in crash between vehicle and police cruiser on Austell Road in Cobb County, Georgia
Mon, 08/15/2016 Car Accident Richard Dow, 86, and Mary Jane Dow, 88, killed in head-on crash at Macland Road and McMurry Drive in Cobb County, Georgia
Sun, 08/14/2016 Car Accident Injuries reported in two-vehicle collision at Cobb Parkway and Barrett Parkway in Cobb County, Georgia
Sat, 07/09/2016 Truck Accident One person killed in crash between car and semi truck on I-75 in Marietta, Georgia
Fri, 07/01/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in car wreck on Delk Road in Cobb County, Georgia
Sat, 06/25/2016 Car Accident Danielle L. Thomas, 21, and Benjamin R. Spotts, 21, killed in wrong-way wreck at Wade Green Road and SR 92 near Acworth, Georgia
Mon, 06/20/2016 Car Accident Katrina E. Morris, 27, and Rodney Smith, 28, killed, and four children injured in single-vehicle crash at Clay Road and Flint Hill Road in Austell, Georgia
Sun, 06/19/2016 Car Accident Brenda G. Arreguin, 24, dies after exiting moving vehicle driven by Francisco G. Maldonado, 19, in Marietta, Georgia
Fri, 06/03/2016 Car Accident Osornio Guadalupe, 26, dead, Dillion Gallion, 22, injured, and David Fuller, 31, arrested after fiery high-speed collision on Windy Hill Road in Smyrna, Georgia