Two die in accident on I-285 in DeKalb County

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 4, 2014
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An accident on I-285 Friday morning killed a woman and a 10-year-old boy.

Capt. Steven Fore with DeKalb County Police said the accident occurred at 6:30 am on I-285 northbound, just south of Memorial Drive.

Fore said the preliminary investigation has determined a 2007 Volvo tractor with double trailers broke down on the interstate. A 2007 Honda Odyssey minivan carrying a family of four ran into the rear of the stopped tractor/trailer. A female passenger,¬†Sri Susanto, 43, died at the scene. The driver of the minivan, 43, went to Grady and is expected to survive, Fore said. A son, Hubert Lim, 10, died of his injuries by the time he arrived at Children’s Hospital at Egleston. ¬†Another son, 13, was transported to Egleston and is expected to survive, Fore said.

The family lived in Johns Creek. The accident is still under investigation, Fore said.

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