Kids safe after truck crashes into pool

June 15th, 2011 by Staff

Seven children and five adults are remarkably OK after a utility truck crashed into a Johns Creek swimming pool they were in Monday. A pair of videos are embedded below.

Police said that the 44-year-old driver suffered a diabetic coma and lost control of the truck. She was taken to North Fulton Hospital and is expected to be OK, according to a Channel 2 Action News report.

“I’ve covered a lot of stories in my career where people have told me I’m lucky to be alive,” said Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik. “This definitely fits that bill to a T.”

“It came straight over one kid’s head, almost hit him,” Brandon Smith told Channel 2. “Then it almost sucked my little sister under.”
The Channel 2 Action News video below from the scene has a few more interviews with some of the swimmers.


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