Dodgen Middle School Accident – A 12-year-old boy has been hospitalized after he was involved in a tragic accident on Wednesday. According to reports, the boy sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a car crossing Sewell Mill Road.
According to Officer Aaron Wilson, a representative of Cobb Police, the incident occurred on Wednesday at 4:20 p.m. when a boy was crossing Sewell Mill Road near Danforth Drive.
At that time, he was struck by a 2017 Mazda CX-5 driven by 61-year-old Maria Murray from Marietta in the westbound lane, just west of Bill Murdock Road near Dodgen Middle School. Wilson mentioned that the boy was crossing outside the designated crosswalk, leading to Murray stopping her car in the roadway.
Subsequently, the injured boy was transported to Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital of Atlanta via ground ambulance, sustaining serious injuries as a result of the incident. Cobb Police closed down the road for a while and Wilson said anyone with information is asked to call the Cobb Police STEP Unit at 770-499-3987.
About Dodgen Middle School
Dodgen Middle School is a public school located in Marietta, GA, which is in a large suburban setting. The student population of Dodgen Middle School is 1,208 and the school serves 6-8. At Dodgen Middle School, 79% of students scored at or above the proficient level for math, and 77% scored at or above that level for reading.
The school’s minority student enrollment is 41%. The student-teacher ratio is 17:1, which is worse than that of the district. The student population is made up of 50% female students and 50% male students. There are 69 equivalent full-time teachers and 2 full-time school counselors.
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