accident on I-59 north Saturday afternoon claimed two lives and left a
3–year–old girl injured.
occurred when a north bound Dodge Charger ran into the back of a tractor
trailer that was stopped in traffic due to construction on I-24 in Tennessee.
Cpl. Andrew Gideon with the Georgia State Patrol, “They just seemed to not see
the tractor trailer and run up underneath it.”
that the Charger never slowed before impacting the tractor trailer.
that the driver, 28–year–old Michele Fletes and passenger 27–year–old Raul
Fletes were killed on impact.
daughter was transported to TC Thompson Children’s Hospital by LifeForce after
being extricated by Trenton and North Dade Fire and Rescue personnel.
She has been
released from the hospital and is in the care of family members.