1 dead, 10 hospitalized after fiery multi-car crash in Clayton County

Clayton County police confirmed to Atlanta News First that a driver ran a red light, causing a multi-car crash.
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County
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Published: Dec. 17, 2022 at 10:32 AM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - One person has died and ten others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County Saturday morning.

The fatal crash happened near Tara Blvd at Old Dixie Road just before 10 a.m., according to the Clayton County Police Department.

Officials say four vehicles were involved in the deadly crash.

Clayton County police confirmed to Atlanta News First that a driver ran a red light, causing a multi-car crash. The crash sent ten others to the hospital, the children in the car, suffering from burns.

“It’s really heartbreaking when children are involved, it’s not something any of us want to see,” said Julia Isaac, spokesperson for Clayton County Police Department.

The victims’ identities have not been released.

Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County(WANF)
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County(WANF)
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County(WANF)
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County
Multi-vehicle crash in Clayton County(WANF)