A woman survived being impaled by a piece of debris while driving recently on Ga. 400 through Sandy Springs.

Sandy Springs Police photo of the windshield that was struck by debris.

The Alpharetta woman was impaled by what Sandy Springs Police described as a something “similar to a railroad spike” that crashed through the windshield and hit the woman in her neck on June 25 while she was driving on Ga. 400 southbound near Roberts Drive, according to a police report.

Railroad Spike
Sandy Springs Police photo of object that impaled the woman as she drove on Ga. 400.

Two passengers were in the car with her. No other injuries were reported.

The woman was transported to North Fulton Hospital where she had surgery to remove the object and was reported in stable condition.

Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown.