The Atlanta police are investigating a fiery crash on Ga 400 that left one person dead and one injured on Saturday, January 1. The paramedics reached a burning car and pulled a passenger out of it; however, the driver died inside the vehicle.
According to Atlanta Police, the devastating accident occurred around 3 a.m. The place of the accident was on-ramp leading from Ga 400 to I-85 South. First responders who arrived on the scene found the driver dead inside the vehicle. The vehicle, identified as a Toyota Scion, was engulfed in flames. The name of the deceased driver was not released by the police.
The driver was traveling on the ramp in an attempt to merge onto the I-85 South. According to investigators, the vehicle hit a concrete barrier wall. The vehicle then flipped due to the collision and it burst into flames.
Before the police showed up, employees from Central EMS, Roswell ambulatory services who reached the scene first were able to rescue the passenger. The ambulatory services happened to be in the vicinity of the crash scene and intervened promptly, according to the police news release. The passenger was stable when the paramedics rushed them to the hospital, said police. The passenger’s identity has not been released by the police yet.
The fatal fiery crash on Ga 400 is now under investigation by the detectives from the police department’s Accident Investigation Unit.
If you or your loved ones suffered such an unfortunate accident, contact an experienced Georgia car accident lawyer for advice and assistance.