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Severe Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-20 West in Atlanta, Georgia

September 26, 2022

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - According to a news report published on, a severe motor vehicle accident involving several vehicles closed down several traffic lanes on Interstate 20 Westbound in Atlanta, Georgia.*

The interstate accident occurred last Wednesday at approximately 4:30 PM. The Georgia State Patrol reported that the multi-vehicle accident began when its troopers witnessed a stolen vehicle. 

The driver of the stolen car allegedly made a U-turn, and as the Georgia State Patrol troopers activated their lights and the driver began driving west in the eastbound traffic lanes on Interstate 20. The suspect's car then crashed into two other vehicles, causing one of the motor vehicles to flip over. Six innocent people were injured in the accident. The suspect then ran away from the accident scene, and the driver was found at this time.

The names of the crash victims were not made public by Atlanta Police. The is an open accident investigation, and the news story will be updated as additional information is received. 

The Georgia State Patrol will continue its motor vehicle accident investigation. The area around the crash was shut down for several hours as emergency crews and the Georgia State Patrol managed the scene of the accident and assisted the accident injury victims. 

No additional details about the interstate accident have been released at this time. All accident eyewitnesses are encouraged to provide their information to local law enforcement. No criminal charges have been reported at this time. 

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