5 killed in Atlanta area crash

ATLANTA (AP) - Police are searching for a BMW they say drove away from a crash that killed five people, including two children, and left a woman in critical condition just outside Atlanta.

Fulton County Police detective Melissa Parker says the crash happened around 1:45 p.m. Sunday when a BMW and a Mercedes hit each other, sending the Mercedes across the median into oncoming traffic.

Parker says the Mercedes struck a Volkswagen and grazed another
vehicle.

Four died in the Mercedes, including an infant and the driver.

The second child who died was in the Volkswagen, its driver was taken to a hospital.

Names of the five killed and were not immediately released.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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