Dalton, GA — A fatal accident between a car and a dump truck left one woman dead and her daughter with serious injuries on Wednesday morning (August 21, 2013). Police identified the victims as Christy Wimpey, 38, who was killed in the accident, and her 9-year old daughter.
The accident happened at about 7:45 a.m. at Beaverdale Riad and Boyles Mill Road/Good Hope Road. Police said that Christy Wimpey was headed west along Boyles Mill Road that morning and was en route to her daughter’s school when she entered the intersection with Beaverdale and was hit by a northbound dump truck.
The impact killed Wimpey at the scene and her daughter was taken to a hospital with reportedly serious injuries. Her condition was later upgraded to stable.
The truck driver was only slightly injured and the cause of the accident is currently under investigation. Police said that they believe that Wimpey may have run a stop sign and driven into the dump truck’s path.
Scene of the Accident