Car accident in Atlanta

In a devastating incident on Atlanta’s I-75/I-85 northbound connector near Pine St., a female pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in the early hours of Saturday, April 13, 2024. The accident took place shortly before 2:30 a.m., resulting in the woman’s death at the scene.

Atlanta Police Department officials reported that both the driver involved and a witness remained at the scene after the incident. Preliminary investigations suggest the victim abruptly entered the interstate, leading to the fatal collision. Despite efforts by several motorists to avoid the pedestrian, she was hit. Authorities are actively investigating the precise circumstances of the accident.

Law enforcement and first responders remind the public that interstate highways are extremely hazardous for pedestrians and urge everyone to exercise caution and adhere to traffic laws to prevent such tragedies. The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin. Police have not reported any charges or citations issued at this time.

This news has been provided to inform the public of the traffic incident and emphasize the importance of road safety. Investigations into such accidents aim to understand how they occur and to develop strategies to prevent them in the future. The public is encouraged to report any inaccuracies in the report to ensure timely and accurate updates.

Source: Local Accident Reports