Atlanta: Fatal Accident on I-75 Northbound

Atlanta: Fatal Accident on I-75 Northbound

The Atlanta Police Traffic Accident Investigation Unit is working a fatal accident on I-75 Northbound near the 85 Northbound HOV lane. Both these lanes are shut down at this time. Only the 75 northbound lanes are running. I will advise when the traffic is back to normal


On 7-6-2013 at 3:30 pm, an accident occurred on I 75/85 North just before 17th street. The victims car was traveling in the HOV lane when they were struck on the right rear fender and sent into a spin. The vehicle flipped causing two of the people to be thrown from the vehicle. The driver died at the scene and the remaining passengers were transported to Grady hospital were most are in stable condition. The vehicle that struck the victims vehicle, Sandra Cottles, WF, DOB: 12-25-54, was still on scene and the driver was without injury. She has been charged with Homicide by Vehicle 2nd Degree and Failure to maintain lane.
She will be transported to the Fulton Co Jail.

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