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Tragic, Fatal Head-on Collision on I-285 in Dunwoody, Georgia

December 08, 2022

DUNWOODY, GEORGIA - According to an online news article published on, accident investigators from the Dunwoody Police Department are investigating a fatal head-on collision that occurred on I-285 East at North Peachtree Road.* 

The report states that at approximately 2:14 AM, Dunwoody Police officers discovered a black Jeep Cherokee and Honda minivan had collided head-on on I-285. Both of the motor vehicles sustained substantial damage in the wreck.

The Dunwoody Police Department's initial crash investigation disclosed that a Jeep was heading down I-285 and in the wrong direction. The accident investigators stated that the crash was a head-on collision. The Jeep's driver sustained severe accident-related injuries and was transported to a local area hospital. The 59-year-old driver of the Honda minivan tragically passed away at the scene of the crash.

The accident investigation is ongoing as Dunwoody Police Department police officers try to resolve what caused the Jeep's driver to drive in the wrong direction. Witnesses are urged to contact Sergeant Christopher Forman with the Dunwoody Police Department.

The names of the accident victims were not made public by Dunwoody Police Department at this time. There is an accident investigation ongoing at this time, and the news agency will provide updates when information is received. 

The Dunwoody Police Department will continue its fatal motor vehicle accident investigation. The crash scene was shut down while emergency crews and the Dunwoody Police Department worked the crash and assisted the victims. There are no additional details about the fatal accident available at this time. No criminal charges have been reported at this time. 

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