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Two Killed in Crash Between Motorcycle, Semi-Truck in Sandy Springs, Georgia

April 24, 2019

SANDY SPRINGS, GA. – According to an online news report posted by, two people were killed in a collision between a motorcycle and a semi-truck in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The collision reportedly occurred on Interstate 285. Police do not yet know all the details surrounding the crash.* 

The report from 11 Alive says the crash happened overnight on April 22 on I-285 West. Near the area of Georgia Highway 400, a motorcycle crashed into a semi-truck in the westbound lanes. After the collision, the motorcycle reportedly caught on fire. 

The Sandy Springs Police Department reportedly said that the driver of the motorcycle did not understand how to operate the bike properly. However, officers did not say what events led to the crash or in what way the two vehicles came to collide. It is unclear if it was a rear-end or another type of collision. 

11 Alive reports that the man who was driving the motorcycle suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. He was not identified. A second person was also riding the motorcycle at the time of the crash, and 11 Alive reports she was transported to a nearby hospital, where she also tragically died of her injuries. She was also not identified. 

Officers said the driver of the semi-truck stayed at the scene after the crash and spoke with police. He or she was also not identified, and it is not clear from the 11 Alive report if he or she was injured. The Sandy Springs Police Department said it did not anticipate any charges would be filed in the case. 

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