Atlanta area multi-vehicle collision leaves 5 people dead

South Fulton County automobile accident causes deaths and serious injuries.

Atlanta, GA (–A multiple vehicle collision tragically killed 5 people on Sunday in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported an automobile accident took the lives of Robert Carter, 39, Delisia Carter, 38, their 9-year-old daughter, and their 2-month-old son. A 6-year-old girl riding with her mom in another vehicle was also killed in the car crash. The collision occurred in south Fulton County on Camp Creek Parkway, between Butner Road and Old Fairburn Road at about 1:45 p.m. There were three motor vehicles involved in the collision, one was a Mercedes the Carters were driving, a BMW whose driver is unknown because the motorist fled the scene, and a Volkswagen car driven by Tracy Johnson, 43, of Atlanta.

The Mercedes and the BMW both crossed the median hitting each other. As the BMW fled the scene, the Mercedes crashed into the Volkswagen head on. The Mercedes struck multiple other vehicles and exploded into flames. All four occupants in the Mercedes, including the driver and three passengers, were pronounced dead at the scene by emergency response crews. Tracey Johnson, who had been driving the Volkswagen was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital by emergency medical personnel and was reported to be in stable condition. Her 6-year-old daughter, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Atlanta area police officers are looking for the driver and the BMW car, which was described, by witnesses at the fatal car crash scene, as a light-colored, 740 series. The car was made anywhere between the years of 1995 through 2001 and the driver may be female. South Fulton County police investigators also stated the car may be leaking fluids, and will have significant undercarriage and driver-side damage.  The police also believe the driver of this BMW could possibly be a woman who lives in the Atlanta, Georgia area. They are asking anyone with any information to please contact 404-612-5314. news for Georgia automobile accident claims.

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