Child Dies And Another is Injured in Crash on Interstate
ATLANTA, GA – May 6, 2018 (wsbtv.com). According to an online news report at wsbtv.com, local authorities are on a search for a hit and run driver that tragically left a child dead and another injured on Sunday, May 6, 2018.*
Per the local police, the accident occurred close to northbound Interstate 75 and Central Avenue Southwest at approximately 6:00 p.m., causing all lanes of the highway to be closed. A two year old toddler died in the accident and a five month year old baby was transported to a local hospital where the child is currently in critical condition.
A family of five was in a Ford Explorer when a blue colored sedan with a New York license plate swerved into their lane and hit into them. According to investigators, the Ford Explorer tried to avoid the blue sedan but swerved and then tried to overcorrect, causing it to slam into the median of the roadway. Police are currently undergoing a search for the driver of the blue sedan that caused Sunday’s tragic accident.
A passenger and another child in the Ford Explorer were treated at the scene for their injuries.
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