Authorities investigating head-on collision on GA Highway 20 - CBS46 News

Authorities investigating head-on collision on GA Highway 20

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Two people were critically injured Friday after a head-on collision near the Cherokee County line.

Linda D. Pollard, 75, was taken by air to Atlanta Medical Center and is listed in critical condition, according to Cpl. David Garrison of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

Howard B. Nichelson, 6, was taken by ambulance to North Fulton Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

According to Garrison, the car driven by Pollard was headed westbound on Ga. Hwy. 20 near the intersection of Business Drive when she crossed over the center turn lane.

She struck a truck driven by Nichelson head on.

Nichelson tried to stop, but was unable to.

Both drivers were trapped and had to be extricated, according to Garrison.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected as being a cause of the collision.

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