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Three People Tragically Killed in a Pedestrian-Car Collision Along I-20 in DeKalb County, Georgia

May 15, 2022

DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA - According to an online accident news report published on, three people were tragically killed in a three-vehicle Interstate 20 accident Thursday morning.*

Law enforcement authorities stated that another person survived the crash but sustained severe injuries. Another three accident victims sustained minor accident-related injuries. 

At 2:44 in the morning, police officers responded to the accident and found three passengers had already passed away at the scene. The DeKalb Police think a motor vehicle with mechanical problems stalled on the road, and the vehicle was being moved by several people at the time of the crash. 

The accident victims' names were not released. All traffic along I-20 Eastbound was closed for hours by Candler Road. The I-285 S ramp to I-20 West was also shut down. All motorists in the area were encouraged to take Glenwood Road, Covington Highway, or Flat Shoals as an alternative route around the accident. The fatal motor vehicle accident is currently under investigation. 

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