JEFFERSON COUNTY, GA. – Four people are dead after an 18-wheeler slammed into a car, Friday night.
The Jefferson County coroner says it happened shortly before 9 p.m.
He says six people were in a car, travelling north on Highway 296 and went to cross over Fenns Bridge Road.
That’s when the driver of an 18-wheeler saw the car trying to cross and tried to stop.
The 18-wheeler hit the car.
Now, three females and one male are dead.
The other people in the car were taken to a hospital, with one in critical condition.
The names are not being released at this time because family has not been notified.
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