ATLANTA — Five people are dead and two others critically injured following a head-on crash involving a car and MARTA bus in Atlanta.
Police said three children, a teenager and a 22-year-old were killed in the crash. The kids were only 19 months old, 4 years old and 12 years old.
The 32-year-old driver and a 15-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
“Twenty-five years on the PD, this is the worst accident that I have come across,” Atlanta police Captain F. Turner said.
Police said the driver of a Nissan Sentra crossed the center line and collided with the bus. The driver lost control and hit a tree.
The MARTA bus driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The department said the passengers on the MARTA bus are OK.
A second car crashed with the Nissan after the bus collision. Atlanta police said the two people in that car were not injured.
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