Fatal accident at Piedmont Road, Roswell Road - CBS46 News

Fatal accident at Piedmont Road, Roswell Road

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An Atlanta man was killed when a truck struck him as he stood by his parked car at Piedmont and Roswell roads according to the Atlanta Police Department.

Officers found at the scene a total of six vehicles involved in an accident Friday afternoon. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Toyota Tacoma truck was traveling northbound on Roswell Road and attempted to make a left turn.

The truck struck a southbound vehicle, then a second vehicle before leaving the roadway and striking a parked vehicle. The pickup truck then reentered Roswell Road and struck a fourth vehicle.

The driver of the truck continued across Roswell Road and crashed through a retaining wall. On the other side of the wall was Calvin Sims, 59, of Atlanta.

Sims was standing beside his vehicle when the pickup truck crashed through the wall and struck him. Sims died at the scene. One driver in the multi-car incident was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

The Atlanta Police Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the accident. At this time no charges have been filed.

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