Atlanta, GA Auto Crash Kills Five, Feb 1955
ATLANTA CRASH KILLS FIVE IN POLICE CHASE.
Atlanta (AP) - Five persons fleeing police in a car traveling more than 100 miles an hour were killed Sunday night when the auto crashed into a bridge abutment on the Atlanta Expressway.
Police said the car apparently went out of control on a curve, slammed against an expressway fence and then hit a bridge abutment. The car was wrecked.
Patrolmen E. A. Samples and R. M. Clark said they went after the car to arrest the driver for speeding.
The dead were all from Atlanta.
Statesman Journal Salem Oregon 1955-02-28