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Posted: August 30, 2012 8:22 a.m.

ATL police investigate wrong-way wreck

ATLANTA (AP) - Police are investigating the fourth serious wreck involving a wrong-way driver in the past two weeks in metro Atlanta.

In the latest accident, two people were killed when a pickup truck heading the wrong way on Interstate 85 slammed into another pickup just south of Atlanta on Wednesday.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/PuExfM) that the collision happened 3:20 p.m., shutting down I-85 in both directions for a time.

Fulton County police spokeswoman Melissa Parker said the wrong-way driver was killed. Authorities say a passenger in the other pickup also died.

Names of the motorists involved were not immediately available.

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