Passenger Dies in Collision When Driver Runs Red Light in Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA, Georgia — The passenger of an auto died in a horrific collision when the driver of the car blew through a red light. A tractor-trailer truck slammed into the vehicle. The impact killed the passenger, according to a report filed by CBS 46. The driver of the car that blew the red light was also injured and was taken to the hospital. The fatal crash took place around 9:40 p.m. in the northwest section of Atlanta. Police are seeking charges against the driver who was injured. There was no word about whether the police concluded their investigation. *
Atlanta police say that a man driving a motor vehicle at the intersection of Perry Boulevard and Johnson Drive ran a red light. The vehicle crossed in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer truck. The semi plowed into the passenger side of the auto. The force of the collision killed the passenger in the auto. Police say that the driver who ran the red light also sustained injuries. Medics transported him to Grady Hospital. CBS 46 reported that the driver was in stable condition according to the latest information concerning the health of the driver. Fortunately, the operator of the big rig did not sustain any injuries.
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