SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) – A minimum of six folks have died and a number of other others have been injured in an interstate crash in Georgia that left a passenger van engulfed in flames and rolled onto its aspect, police stated.
Passers-by stopped to drag folks from the burning car on Saturday night time alongside I-85 close to the I-985 break up, Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michele Pihera stated in a press launch. The world is roughly 35 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.
Six folks have been pronounced lifeless on the scene and a number of other extra have been taken to Atlanta-area hospitals for remedy. A bystander suffered a minor damage however refused to be transported, police stated.
It isn’t identified how many individuals have been contained in the van, however police imagine all have been adults. The press launch stated particulars of the folks within the van could be introduced within the coming days.
Investigators have been attempting to find out the reason for the accident. Info on the scene led police to imagine that one other car might have been concerned. Witnesses have been requested to name the police division accident investigation tip line with any data.