Pedestrian Injured in Roswell Road Accident

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the accident.

A 21-year-old Marietta man was hit by a car while crossing Roswell Road at North Marietta Parkway Tuesday night, 11 Alive and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Kevin Donelson was hit by a southbound Hyundai Sonata driven by Kwon Young, 53, 11 Alive and The AJC report.

Donelson was in a crosswalk but did not have the right-of-way. He was taken to and was in critical condition Wednesday morning.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the accident, 11 Alive and The AJC report.

This year has seen several accidents involving vehicles hitting pedestrians:

  • A , by Southern Polytechnic State University, was struck by a car Feb. 25 and died at Kennestone Hospital.
  • Wendy Nolan, 39, d south of Marietta. Nolan was pronounced dead at .
  • Preston Lee Hester, 62, of Greensboro, NC, was by a green 2002 Toyota Camry that was traveling north on Powder Springs Road on a green light.
  • Former football coach Charles Collins, 66, of Smyrna when he was hit by a white 2004 Chevrolet Silverado while he was trying to cross Atlanta Road in Smyrna.


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