Two men were heading down Barrett Parkway in a black Mustang at a high rate of speed when the the car spun out of control.
Photo: Marietta Police Department
Photo: Marietta Police Department

NEW DETAILS: 2 in critical condition after car hydroplanes, wrecks on Barrett Parkway

Two men were rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon when the Black Ford Mustang they were riding in spun out on Barrett Parkway, left the roadway and collided with a tree, police said.

The collision shut down the westbound lanes of Barrett Parkway near Burnt Hickory Road for hours as Marietta police investigated the wreck. 


Police identified the driver of the Mustang as 19-year-old Colton Petty and his passenger as 19-year-old Dalton Dorris.  Both men were taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital where they remain in critical condition, said Marietta police spokesman Officer Jared Rakestraw. 


The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 770-794-5352

In other news: 

Indian Trail Road at Beaver Ruin Road is currently shut down as crews work to make repairs.

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