Woman Struck and Tragically Killed by a Car at the Intersection of Ted Turner Drive and John Portman Boulevard in Atlanta
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - An accident news article published on 11alive.com reports that a woman was tragically killed after she was struck by a motor vehicle in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia.*
According to the Atlanta Police Department, crash investigators stated that the pedestrian collision occurred at around 6 AM. The crash happened at the intersection of John Portman Boulevard and Ted Turner Drive. When the Atlanta Police officers arrived at the scene of the crash, they discovered the victim, and she was pronounced deceased at the crash scene.
The Atlanta Police Department's preliminary pedestrian crash investigation stated that a car was stopped at the red light along John Portman Boulevard. The moment the traffic light turned green, the motorist tried to turn left onto Ted Turner Drive. As they proceeded, the victim was crossing on Ted Turner Drive from the crosswalk. Law enforcement authorities stated that the car struck the victim. The car's driver remained at stayed at the accident scene. The Atlanta Police Department's Accident Investigations Unit is currently investigating the events that led up to the fatal pedestrian collision.
The names of those involved in the fatal pedestrian collision were not made public by the Atlanta Police at this time. The news report will be updated when more information has been released by the Atlanta Police Department.
The Atlanta Police Department's Accident Investigations Unit will continue the fatal motor vehicle accident investigation. The area surrounding the fatal pedestrian accident was shut down as emergency crews and the Atlanta Police Department worked the scene. There were no additional details released about the fatal pedestrian collision. All accident witnesses are urged to call the Atlanta Police Department. No criminal charges were reported at this time.
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