3 critically injured in multi-vehicle wreck on I-20 WB between I-285 and Columbia

One fatality has been confirmed after a mutli-vehicle wreck on I-20 WB at Wesley Chapel Rd.

DEKALB CO., GA. - A multiple vehicle wreck caused major delays on Interstate 20 going westbound between Interstate 285 and Columbia Road in DeKalb County on Thursday morning.

GDOT initially reported one dead and two people in critical condition. Later, GDOT clarified that the person who was considered dead was taken to the hospital in grave condition. An update on the victim's condition has not been given.

DeKalb County Police say that the victim was driving down I-20 WB at a high rate or speed and struck a Dodge Ram 3500 and a Ford Mustang that were slowing down for traffic. 

The driver of the first car that struck the the two other vehicles was found unresponsive at the scene. EMS transported them to an area hospital. 

DeKalb County Traffic Specialist Unit is investigating at this time. 

All lanes have been reopened but still expect delays and drive safely.

 

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