Two Killed in Multi-Vehicle Wreck in Stockbridge, Georgia
STOCKBRIDGE, GA. – According to a news report posted online by mdjonline.com, two people were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck in Stockbridge, Georgia. The accident reportedly began with a stalled vehicle on Interstate 75, according to police officers investigating the accident. The two deceased victims have been identified by officials.*
At approximately 9:20 p.m. on March 5, 2019 officers with the Henry County Police Department responded to an accident in Stockbridge at Interstate 75 South and Hudson Bridge Road. Initial investigation revealed that a Honda Accord was stalled in the right lane of the interstate at this point, and that a semi-truck crashed into two other vehicles on the interstate. Those two vehicles then hit the Honda.
Police believe that the Honda started the events in motion, officers said, assumedly because the driver of the semi-truck swerved to try to avoid hitting the Honda in the right lane, which caused to it hit the other two vehicles. One of the other vehicles was reportedly an Audi Coupe, but the fourth vehicle was not described.
Police said a fire broke out after the collision involving all of the vehicles. Officers and MDJ report that two people died in the wreck, including the driver of the Audi and the driver of the Honda. Officials identified the Audi driver as a 59-year-old woman from McDonough, Georgia, and the driver of the Honda as a 40-year-old man from Thomaston, Georgia.
Officers said that other people involved in the collision sustained injuries, and they were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. MDJ said that their injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
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