Henry County

1 dead, multiple injured in wrong-way crash on I-75, police say

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities have reopened Interstate 75 after a crash Sunday morning.

Georgia Department of Transportation told Triple Team Traffic just before 5:30 a.m., officials were alerted to a crash on I-75 SB at Hudson Bridge in Henry County.

Stockbridge police said Alyssa Johnson, 23, was driving a Dodge Stratus traveling north in the southbound lanes.

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Johnson’s Dodge collided head-on with a GMC Yukon.

She was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.

Following the initial head-on crash, a southbound tractor-trailer also crashed into the Dodge.

The impact of that crash caused the Dodge to become engulfed in flames.


All seven occupants of the GMC Yukon were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The roadway has been reopened.

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