One is Dead and Others Injured in Accident on Interstate 285 in South Fulton County
SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, GA – June 20, 2018 (wsbtv.com). According to an online news report at wsbtv.com, emergency personnel worked for several hours on the scene of a deadly accident on I-281 in South Fulton County, Georgia.*
One person is dead in the accident that occurred close to Camp Creek Parkway on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in South Fulton County. The accident occurred around 12:00 p.m., per the Georgia State Patrol, when an 18-wheeler was going northbound on Interstate 285 collided with three additional semi-trucks and ultimately the rear end of a passenger vehicle. The impact of the crash caused the passenger vehicle to become lodged underneath another 18-wheeler. As a result, the driver of the passenger car died at the scene due to the extent of injuries.
Due to the accident, the wreckage left behind was mangled due to a cab of one of the 18-wheelers that was crushed. In addition to the fatality, five others were taken to an area hospital for treatment.
The crash caused two right lanes and the exit ramp to Camp Creek Parkway to be closed for several hours as crews worked to clear the scene and investigate the cause of the fatal accident.
The names of the victims in the accident have not yet been released by the police.
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