Five people are dead, one injured, after a van and a pickup truck collided on State Route 142 in Covington, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Mon, 04/10/2023 - 6:18am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2023

Five killed after head-on collision between van and pickup truck, Georgia deputies say

Newton County deputies said a van and pickup truck collided head-on around 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, WSB reported. All five people in the van died at the scene and the pickup truck driver is hospitalized.

5 people killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Georgia

The wreck happened Saturday on State Route 142 in Covington, east of Atlanta. All five of those killed were in the van, Sgt. Jack Redlinger with the Newton County Sheriff’s Department told WSB-TV.

5 killed in head-on crash in Newton County, Georgia

The vehicles collided on Highway 142 at Adams Circle in Newton County, about 40 miles east of Atlanta, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jack Redlinger.

Type: Car Accident
Car Accident
State Route 142