• Stolen car takes off after attempted traffic stop, crashes into other cars, bystander

    By: Matt Johnson

    Updated:

    ATLANTA - A crash shut down all lanes of Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway at Westlake Road in Northwest Atlanta on Wednesday evening.

    NewsChopper 2 was over the scene, where two cars appeared to be involved in the crash in the American Deli restaurant parking lot. 

    Atlanta police later confirmed three people in a stolen black car took off after an attempted traffic stop on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway around 5 p.m.

    Channel 2's Matt Johnson talked to witnesses, who said they saw the speeding car crash into a truck.


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    Police said the driver of the stolen car then hit a parked car, sending it into a man standing outside.

    Officials identified the driver of the stolen car as Jonathan Rice, whom police arrested.

    Police confirmed two innocent bystanders were injured in the crash.

    Georgia State Patrol troopers responded to the scene. 

    Lanes have since reopened.

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