A brutal wrong-way crash in Atlanta yesterday claimed two lives during the Independence Day holiday weekend. Cyrus Williams and Denise Watkins have been identified as the two dead in the Atlanta accident. Here’s everything you need to know about the tragedy.
Two vehicles collided head-on I-20 when one of them was coming through the wrong way. Both drivers were killed on the scene of the crash and other passengers were rushed to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident.
Wrong-Way Accident in Atlanta Kills 2: What Happened?
A scary accident took place on the I-20 highway in Atlanta on July 2, 2023, around 2 AM. The investigation revealed that a Nissan Sentra was traveling westbound on I-20 eastbound when it collided head-on with a white Hyundai Sonata.
The crash took place near Hamilton E. Holmes Exit as per the report. The affected area was closed for several hours after both drivers died at the scene of the crash. Another passenger injured in the Atlanta accident was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Several vehicle wrecks happened during the Independence Day Holiday weekend where eight people lost their lives. Two of them were killed in the Atlanta accident. Police continued patrolling statewide to prevent any potential mishaps.
Cyrus Williams & Denise Watkins Identified as Atlanta Accident Victims
The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victims who lost their lives in the Atlanta crash. Cyrus L. Williams, 33, of Atlanta, and Denise L. Watkins, 32, of Fairburn, died in the tragic accident that happened on the I-20 route in Atlanta.
The vehicles involved in the crash were Nissan Sentra and Hyundai Sonata. However, it’s unknown who was driving which vehicle. The reports state that both deceased were drivers of their vehicles while passengers didn’t lose their lives.
Their families have been informed and their bodies will be handed over soon. Police continue to investigate the cause of the freak crash.
Who was Cyrus Williams?
Cyrus L. Williams was one of the victims of the Atlanta accident that took place during the Independence Day holiday weekend. He was a 33-year-old man from Atlanta. He was working in the Real Estate industry along with Keller Williams.
No other details about his personal life are available at this time. Our team is on the lookout to find more information about the victim. If we are able to find something else, we will add it here.
Who was Denise Watkins?
Denise L. Watkins was the other victim of the Atlanta accident who was killed during the Independence Day holiday weekend. He was a 32-year-old man from Fairburn. More details about his personal life are awaited right now.
We are trying to gather more information about him. If more details are available, we will update them here.
A total of eight people lost their lives during the holiday weekend in several tragedies. The police also released an advisory urging people to drive safely and stay safe while celebrating the holiday with their loved ones.
Our heartfelt condolences go to the families of the deceased. May God help them find the strength they need and let the departed souls rest in peace.