SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — At least six folks died and so a lot of other others were injure in an interstate crash in Georgia that left a passenger van engulfed in flames and rolled on its side, police mentioned.
Passersby stopped to tug folks from the burning automobile Saturday evening along I-85 shut to the I-985 split, Gwinnett County police Sgt. Michele Pihera mentioned in a news open. The dwelling is set 35 miles (56 kilometers) northeast of downtown Atlanta.
Six folks were pronounced lifeless at the scene and so a lot of other others were taken to Atlanta-dwelling hospitals for therapy. One bystander suffered a minor injury however declined to be transported, police mentioned.
It was unclear how many individuals were inside the van however police imagine all were adults. The news open mentioned runt print in regards to the folk in the van will be introduced in the coming days.
Investigators were working to determine the reason behind the crash. Information at the scene led police to imagine one other automobile would possibly perhaps also were involved. Witnesses were requested to name the police division’s accident investigation tip line with any information.