FLOWERY BRANCH - First responders called an air ambulance to transport a girl to the hospital following a golf cart accident in south Hall County late Friday morning.<br />
The Georgia State Patrol reports at 11:57 a.m. the cart was traveling north on Shoreland Drive, when the cart traveled off the roadway, down an embankment and overturned. <br />
The passenger, an 8 year-old female, was unrestrained and thrown from the vehicle. <br />
She was flown to Scottish-Rite with non-life threatening injuries. <br />
The golf cart was being driven by a 12-year-old female. The report has not been completed and charges are pending.
The Union County Fire Department in northeast Georgia said that the pilot who was killed in a plane crash Thursday in Pickens County was a volunteer firefighter who had serve with the department for more than a year and a half.
A number of college students who are not U.S. citizens are appealing a Georgia Court of Appeals decision that upheld the dismissal of their lawsuit by a Fulton County judge. The students are seeking a decision that they are entitled to in-state tuition at Georgia’s colleges and universities.