Authorities ID woman killed in chain-reaction crash on I-285

A woman was killed and five other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-285 at Camp Creek Parkway on Tuesday, the Georgia State Patrol said.

The GSP described the incident as a chain-reaction crash involving five tractor-trailers and one car. A tractor-trailer was traveling northbound when it struck three other big rigs and the rear of a car, pushing the car underneath another tractor-trailer. 

The GSP identified the driver of the car as Kimberly Diane Caldwell, 62, of Bowdon. She died on the scene.

Five others were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with injuries.


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It took about six hours to clear the wreckage, which blocked two right lanes and the exit ramp.

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