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Man charged after driving off Cobb overpass
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Man charged after driving off Cobb overpass

SMYRNA, Ga. -- A man has been charged with reckless driving after causing a multi-car accident in Smyrna Monday morning.

David Wayne Ballard, 46, is being held in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

The wreck happened at around 7:45 a.m. at the intersection of Atlanta and Windy Hill roads.

Smyrna police said Ballard was driving west on Windy Hill Road when he lost control of his Mazda RX8. The car left the road, went airborne and landed on top of three other vehicles waiting at a red light.

Four people were taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital after the wreck. Police said one of the patients is still in critical condition.

The accident is under investigation.

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