Sheroid Merritt was an innocent bystander when he was struck in the face with a stray bullet in a Walmart parking lot in Lovejoy. In the emergency room on April 9, 2008 at Grady Memorial Hospital he was responsive and very much like his normal self, his mother Angela Merritt said. Angela said that her son was not seriously injured.
Honda is recalling more than 18,000 cars in the United States to fix a problem with their brakes. The recall affects Acura RSX compact cars manufactured in 2006 and the Honda S2000 sports car made in 2006 to 2007.
Nissan is recalling over 123,000 Altima sedans for having issues with their spare tires. The spare could be significantly over- or underinflated. Altimas that were made in 2013 between March 21 and March 26 were affected.
Being out on the road anytime can be dangerous, especially in the middle of the night. For one particular group turning at a Georgia intersection, being out at 4:30 a.m. was a decision that resulted in injuries for the three of them. They were involved in a car accident at the intersection when they were hit by a truck.
The accident happened as a truck allegedly ran a stop sign. When the crash occurred, two men left the vehicle and reportedly fled the scene of the accident. Police contend the vehicle was stolen from a neighboring state.
A Cobb County man facing trial for murdering his ex-wife, plead guilty on Tuesday May 21, to killing her in their once home. John S. Kristofak, 58, was married to Donna Nations Kristofak for 19 years before their divorce in August 2011. One month after the divorce, Donna filed for a restraining order. John S. Kristofak continued to harass her. He allegedly sent her threatening emails that contained comments such as, "You are in danger- No one can help you at this point. You won't know where it is coming from." He also would call her at work using vulgar language to her and her coworkers, and put up posters with vulgar things in the front of her house. He was arrested a few weeks later for chasing her through a WalMart parking lot. A butcher knife and suicide note were found by police in his car.
Whenever someone hits a pedestrian and then leaves the scene of an accident, police typically make every effort to find that driver as leaving the scene of a car accident is typically against the law in Georgia. Leaving the scene may also lead to more serious injuries or even death for an injured pedestrian because necessary medical care may be delayed. A Georgia man remains hospitalized as he tries to recover from injuries he sustained in a hit and run car accident.
The 33-year-old was hit by a pickup truck on a Friday night. He is still hospitalized but reports indicate that the victim is expected to live. The driver took off, and police turned to the media to garner tips to find whoever was responsible.