Wrong way crash Georgia: Six people, including three children killed.
Six people, including three children, have been killed in a head-on collision after an elderly man was driving the wrong way on an interstate, authorities say.
The Georgia State Patrol said that the incident occurred around 2.05am on Interstate 95 in Liberty County, near the Exit 76 on-ramp.
Officials told Fox News that a 77-year-old man driving a Lexus RX350 with Florida license plates was traveling the wrong direction in the left lane of the interstate.
The Lexus then collided into a Nissan Rogue with Virginia tags carrying a female driver, a male passenger and three children inside.
Both the elderly man and the five victims inside the Nissan died at the scene.
WTOC has identified the victims in the SUV as Nathan Robinson, 37, Sara Robinson, 41, seven-year-old Stephen Robinson, 12-year-old Rebecca Robinson and four year-old Alexander Robinson.
A neighbor told DailyMail.com that the Robinson family was traveling to Florida to visit family.
Extended family members were unable to recall the exact year of birth for the children. The elderly driver has not been identified yet.
Authorities say that everyone was wearing seat belts at the time of the crash and the man was not impaired.
The Midway Fire Department were forced to extract the victims from the vehicles.
Prior to the crash, Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Jason Colvin said that a ‘lookout advisory’ had been issued by the Liberty City 911 around 2am for a white Lexus traveling southbound in a northbound lane.
Deputies were en route to Interstate 95 to stop the vehicle when they received a call about the crash.
On Sunday evening, a vigil was held for the Robinson family outside their Virginia home.