ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. -- One person was killed and at least one more was seriously injured in a crash in Rockdale County Thursday night.
It happened at around 11:30 p.m. at Sigman Road and Old Covington Highway in Conyers.
The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office said the incident began with a wrong-way driver. A deputy spotted a Hyundai Santa Fe heading north in the southbound lane of Sigman Road and followed the SUV.
The Santa Fe collided with a black Kia with two people inside. The Georgia State Patrol said the Kia's female driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A male passenger was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital in serious condition.
After being hit by the Santa Fe, the Kia hit a pickup truck, then all three vehicles slammed into the pursuing deputy's car. The deputy was taken to a nearby hospital; his condition was not immediately known.