NWGA Scanner | June 8th, 2021

Driver killed in fiery crash on I-75 in Catoosa County Monday afternoon

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On June 7, 2021, at 3:15 p.m., troopers from the Georgia State Patrol Post 5 Dalton responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate 75 South at mile marker 345 under the overpass. A Dodge Ram 1500 had struck the bridge pillars and was quickly engulfed in flames. Once troopers arrived on scene, the vehicle was fully engulfed and they were unable to approach the vehicle due to the extreme heat and explosions. The driver suffered fatal injuries. The identification of the driver is still under investigation.”