A 40-year-old Florida man was killed Saturday in a hit-and-run on I-75 in Cobb County and police are looking for the driver who caused the multi-vehicle crash.
Mr. Bradley Braland, of Winter Garden, Fla., died in the crash that happened around 1:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-75 near Delk Road, according to Marietta police.
Investigators said a multi-colored box-style RV with a flat front was traveling in the middle lanes of I-75 when it changed lanes and struck the left rear quarter panel of a white Toyota Camry.
“The driver of the Camry lost control of the vehicle and crossed all lanes of I-75 where it struck a black Toyota Prius,” police spokesman Officer David Baldwin said. “The Prius stuck the median wall and flipped, causing the front seat passenger, who was not wearing a seat belt, to be partially ejected from the vehicle.”
Two other vehicles were struck by the Camry after it lost control, but no other injuries were reported.
The front seat passenger of the Prius, Mr. Braland, died at the scene, police said.
The female driver of the Prius suffered minor injuries and was transported to WellStar Kennestone Hospital. A 4-year-old boy who was in the back seat was not injured in the crash.
The RV that allegedly caused the crash should have damage to the right front quarter panel, Officer Baldwin said.
Earlier in the day, four of the six southbound lanes were closed because of the crash, and Officer Baldwin said traffic was backed up more than seven miles, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Investigators are asking anyone that may have witnessed the crash or who may have seen the RV, which is champagne, tan and bluish green, to please contact Officer Nick Serkedakis at (770) 794-5266.
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