Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:04 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities said a driver died Wednesday morning after a fiery crash on a Georgia interstate. Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera told news outlets the crashed happened around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate-85. The crash involved a a truck and an SUV. Pihera said the truck caught fire after the crash and the driver had to be freed from the vehicle. One of the drivers died on the way to the hospital but Pihera didn’t specify which driver. An officer was injured during the rescue effort. He was hospitalized and later released. Details regarding the crash and the other driver weren’t immediately released.