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Douglas County Wreck Kills One, Injures 4

A head-on crash in Douglas County took the life of a 57-year-old woman and injured four other people indluding a 19-month old on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased, Ivery I. Mattox Parks, was driving a Ford Focus when she was hit head-on by a Chevy Malibu driven by Theo Roberts, 23, from Mableton. The Malibu crossed the center line on Bankhead, sideswiped a pick-up and then crashed into the Parks’ vehicle according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on

Roberts was injured and taken to an area hospital. Additionally, two other adults and a child in the car driven by Parks were injured. 19-month-old Akyeryah Mattox was transported to an area children’s hospital for injuries and Esther Ruth Mattox, 35, from Mableton was flighted by helicopter to an Atlanta hospital.

Charges in this wreck are pending.

Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of Ms. Parks after this tragic accident. We also send our best wishes to the injured for their full recovery and to all others affected by this terrible wreck.

Ty Wilson is an Atlanta auto accident attorney who not only assists the injured and the families of the injured with their personal injury claims, but provides them information along the way. Ty has written a book called 10 Secrets of Georgia Car Wreck Caims and he always encourages those who have been injured to read it before hiring a lawyer or speaking to the insurance company. He offers it free at 1-888-689-5224 or at

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