View Mobile Site
 
Posted: July 31, 2014 8:58 a.m.

Driver says she was nearly killed by sledgehammer

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta motorist says she feels lucky to be alive after a sledgehammer flew through her window on one of Georgia's busiest freeways.

Satara Campbell says she was driving around 60 mph on the Downtown Connector in midtown Atlanta when a 2 ½-pound sledgehammer crashed through her windshield.

Campbell tells WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1nMkERr) that the hammer landed a few inches from her leg inside her Honda around 6:30 a.m. July 10.

Campbell said a dump truck had just passed her as they headed northbound on the Connector, which carries traffic from interstates 75 and 85 through the heart of Atlanta.

The only clue left behind: The hammer that ended up inside her vehicle has the name "Jeff H." on it.

_

CovNews Comments

You must be logged in to post comments.
http://beta.covnews.com/ encourages readers to interact with one another. We will not edit your comments, but we reserve the right to delete any inappropriate responses.

To report offensive or inappropriate comments, contact our editor.

The comments below are from readers of http://beta.covnews.com/ and do not necessarily represent the views of The Covington News or Morris Multimedia.

No comments have been posted. Log in or Register to post a comment.

Please wait ...