Man Hit on Roadway While Exiting Car After Wreck in DeKalb County, GA
DEKALB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story posted by ajc.com, a man was hit by a vehicle on a roadway in DeKalb County, Georgia, while he was exiting his car after a wreck. Authorities say the man is in critical condition. He has not been identified at this time, nor has anyone else involved in the wreck.*
The incident occurred on South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road on the evening of February 18. It is not clear what time it took place. The DeKalb County Police Department says a vehicle wreck occurred in the 2100 block of the road. It is unclear how this crash happened. Afterward, a man involved in the wreck exited his car.
After getting out of his car, the man was struck by another passing vehicle. The man, who has not been identified at this time, was in serious condition after the second collision, and emergency responders transported him to a nearby hospital. His injuries were reportedly critical, and he passed away.
Police did not say whether anyone else sustained injuries in the two collisions. Officers did not say what types of vehicles were involved or what circumstances led up to the collisions. Reports stated that a pickup truck and an SUV were seen in the ditch off of South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road. Both had visible damage.
The Traffic Specialist Unit of the DeKalb County Police Department is still in the process of investigating the collisions. Officers have not yet reported further information to the media. Reports are expected to be updated at a later time.
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