Tractor-Trailer Crash Leaves Two Dead in Henry County, Georgia


March 07, 2019

HENRY COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report published by 11alive.com, a tractor-trailer crash left two people dead in Henry County, Georgia. The crash ended up involving four vehicles in total, and injuries were reported on top of the fatalities. The cause of the accident has not been confirmed.* 

At approximately 9:15 p.m. on March 5, the Henry County Police Department received a call about a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 in Henry County. Officers arrived at the scene located at I-75 South and Hudson Bridge Road in Stockbridge, Georgia. They found that several vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, had been involved in a collision on the interstate. 

Based on preliminary investigation, 11 Alive reports that officers believe a tractor-trailer traveling south on I-75 collided with two passenger vehicles, and then the passenger vehicles crashed into a fourth vehicle that was disabled in the right lane of the interstate. One of the vehicles hit by the tractor-trailer was reportedly an Audi Coupe, and the stalled vehicle was a Honda Accord. 

Police reported that the Honda was stopped with no lights on. Officers and 11 Alive stated that the driver of the Honda, a 40-year-old man from Thomaston, Georgia, died in the collision. The driver of the Audi, a 59-year-old woman from McDonough, Georgia, also died in the crash, according to police and 11 Alive. 

Multiple additional people were injured, according to 11 Alive, but it is not clear how many or what vehicles they were inside during the crash. The news report states that all of their injuries were not life-threatening. 

Police reportedly believe that the Honda’s presence in the right lane started the events of the collision. Investigation is ongoing. 

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Source:https://www.11alive.com/article/news/2-dead-after-multiple-vehicle-crash-on-i-75/85-48014115-01c9-49a3-ada2-07288c5a846f

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