Car plows into crowd at Dalton Car Show

4 hospitalized, Events and parade cancelled tonight as a result

8:30 PM UPDATE: All victims have now been released from the hospital.


UPDATE: Officials now say 4 people were taken to the hospital.  3 to Hamilton Medical Center, 1 to Erlanger.


DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – The Cruize In car show in Dalton is on hold tonight after a wreck this afternoon.

A driver taking a vehicle to the front of the auction area lost control and crashed into a group of spectators.

Seven people were injured, three taken to the hospital.

Police say that luckily first responders were already there for the show.

They say a Dalton Police officer was able to apply a tourniquet to one patient almost immediately.

The car show and all events associated with it (including tonight’s parade) have been cancelled. The downtown concert performance at Burr Park will go on.

The Convention Center has been shut down as the investigation continues.

The event will resume as scheduled on Saturday.

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