Andre Johnson died last month after a single-car accident in South Fulton. 
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

‘I was just screaming’: Woman finds dying son, mangled Jeep in South Fulton

A mother was passed by her son driving south on Old National Highway in South Fulton last month. He was far enough ahead of her that his Jeep was just out of sight — then she saw smoke.

“It was just a cloud of smoke,” Robin Le-Hanefi told Channel 2 Action News Thursday.

Robin Le-Hanefi (Photo: Channel 2 Action News)

When she drove closer, her heart sank. She saw her son’s mangled Jeep wrapped around a large pole and her badly injured son ejected out of the vehicle.

“I had his hand, and I said, ‘Andre, hold on. Please hold on,’” she said. “I just ran in the road, and I was just screaming, telling somebody to wave them down, and then some people came, and they stopped. And I said my son — my son is in the accident.” 

Andre Johnson died after his Jeep wrapped around a large pole in South Fulton on Nov. 16. (Photo: Channel 2 Action News)

Andre Johnson, 27, was rushed to a local hospital in an ambulance, but he died shortly after arriving, Channel 2 reported. 

A South Fulton police report obtained by the news station said Johnson lost control for an unknown reason, crashing into the pole. The crash happened on Nov. 16.

“My son was a lovable person,” Le-Hanefi said. “Torture ... it was torture.”

South Fulton police didn’t respond to Channel 2’s request for more information on the crash or the investigation into the crash.

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