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February 17, 2010
6 airlifted to hospital after car crashes in Ga. auto auction
The Associated Press
ELLIJAY, Ga. — A car plowed into a crowd at a north Georgia auto auction and sent more than a dozen people to the hospital, including at least six with serious injuries.
Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright says the accelerator apparently stuck as the car was being driven into the hall for dealers to bid on it Tuesday night.
The auction company urged people to pray for the injured and said it would be closed Wednesday.
Six people were airlifted to hospitals with serious injuries. Eight more were driven to local hospitals.
The State Patrol office had no more details early Wednesday.