A Christmas Day fatal accident caused the death of two Cartersville women and one infant after they were sent to the hospital. Georgia State Patrol reported that the Christmas Day accident also sent other victims to the hospital with injuries.
According to a news release from the Georgia State Patrol, two Cartersville women and a 27-day-old infant were killed in a Christmas Day traffic accident that also injured four other people.
The crash happened last Tuesday at 5:47 o’clock late afternoon on Georgia Highway 53 near Mauldin in Gordon County.
The crash victims who died were identified as April Nacoale Winters and two other passengers in her vehicle – Tanika Latrice Ackies, age 21, of Cartersville, and 27-day-old Niyla Raine Ackies, also a resident of Cartersville.
GSP related that a 1996 Ford Bronco being operated by Brent Leighton Lynch, age 35, coming from Calhoun was traveling eastbound on Georgia 53. For unknown reasons, the vehicle veered towards the right side of the road and re-entered the roadway. Along the way, the vehicle struck and a 2006 Kia Spectra head-on. The Kia was being driven by April Nacoale Winters, age 40, resident off Cartersville.
Alexis Gardner, age 20, and Ratanza Winters, also age 20, both coming from Cartersville were passengers in the Kia. They were both injured in the crash and taken to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN, for treatment.
Two injuries were driver, Brent Lynch and passenger in his vehicle, Crystal Lynch, age 35, resident of Calhoun. They were both taken to Erlanger Hospital for treatment.
The crash is investigated by GSP Calhoun and the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team. Charges are prepared against Lynch but are still pending at this time, according to the GSP.
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