A Cedartown man was air-lifted to an Atlanta hospital after leaving a parking space, going thru a fence and striking a building.
The incident occurred yesterday evening just affer 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Grand’s Food Store on South Main.
According to police and witness reports the man left the store and got into his 2000 Ford Explorer and proceeded to back out of his parking space. He them slumped over the steering wheel and the vehicle raced forward, striking a parked car, belonging to Mary Bowles of Cedartown. The occupants of the car were unharmed.
The vehicle then went through a fence partition before striking a house on the other side. The house was the former office of Dr. Benjamin Anderson.
A life-flight helicopter landed in the field on South Cave Spring Street located behind the Polk County School Board. Daryl Scott Finley, 50, of a Prior station Road address was airlifted to a local hospital.
Medics on the scene suspect seizure activity may have been the cause. No charges have been filed in the accident.
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