Woman Dies in New Year’s Tow Truck Incident on I-20 East


The Gist: A fatal traffic collision on I-20 East, near the Fulton Industrial Boulevard exit, has claimed the life of a female motorist.

The Details: The South Fulton Police Department is investigating a tragic incident where a woman, whose car was being loaded onto a tow truck, was struck by a passing vehicle. This collision led to fatal injuries. The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin. The police have not provided details about the driver who struck the woman or the circumstances leading up to the collision.

In Context: The section of I-20 where the accident occurred is known for heavy traffic, especially near Fulton Industrial Boulevard.

What You Can Do: Motorists are advised to exercise caution and adhere to the “Move Over Law,” which requires drivers to change lanes or slow down when approaching stationary vehicles on the roadside, including tow trucks.

What’s Next?: The South Fulton Police Department’s Traffic Unit continues its investigation into the collision. Further details are expected as the investigation progresses.

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