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Epileptic Episode Leads to an Accident on Whitlock Ave. (Cobb)

On July 13, 2021, Officer T K Lakaruba was dispatched to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Whitlock Avenue and Hardage Drive.

The accident occurred at 13:46.

Mr. D Pichette was driving a Hyundai Sonata, traveling west on Whitlock Avenue.

He crossed over the eastbound lane bur veered off the roadway and struck a tree. His vehicle also struck and damaged a Cobb County Water and Sewer fire hydrant.

Mr. Pichette stated that he suffers from epilepsy and has a history of seizures. He does not recall the circumstances of the accident.

Mr. Pichette was transported to Kennestone Hospital by Metro.

His vehicle was removed by Howard’s Wrecker.

The weather was cloudy and the surface and light conditions were good.

The accident was reported in Cobb County.


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