2 killed, 1 injured in head-on crash in SW Atlanta

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Two people were killed and another was injured early Saturday morning in a head-on crash in Atlanta, police said.

Just outside of I-285 in southwest Atlanta, officers were called to the 2600 block of Fairburn Road at about 1:30 a.m. Police said an Acura MDX and a Chevrolet Trailblazer crashed head-on, causing the Chevy to catch on fire.

The two occupants of the Trailblazer were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. They were identified as Paul Magee, 25, and Yasmin Hill, 23, by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Authorities told Channel 2 Action News that the driver of the Acura was taken to the hospital and was alert after the crash.

Investigators are working to determine what led to the incident. Police did not say if the surviving driver would face any charges.

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