Driver runs red light, crashing into 8 cars, killing toddler, police say

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A driver running a red light caused an eight-car pileup, killing a young girl.

Authorities in Clayton County said the crash happened Thursday night.

Police said an impatient driver in a Dodge Charger ran a red light at the intersection of Holiday Boulevard and Old Dixie Highway. The driver wrecked into several vehicles in a horrific crash.

Three victims were rushed to local area hospitals. Two were listed in critical condition, and the third, a 4-year-old girl, was also critical condition.

Another victim, a 2-year-old girl, was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced deceased on scene.

The driver of the Charger was not arrested at the scene but police said that charges are pending.


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