FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ga. ̵
The Georgia State Patrol said: "The Excursion then struck a Chevrolet van heading in the direction of North America." -reaction crash in the interstate's southbound lanes, GSP said.
Three people were confirmed dead in the excursion. Three more people in that car were taken to the hospital. One of those people is in critical condition.
All four people in the Chevrolet were killed.
No one was hurt in the Ford van.
Cellphone video Channel 2 Action News shows mangled vehicles scattered across the highway in the aftermath of the crash.
Drivers traveling in the area reported backups for hours.
Cox Media Group.