Woman hit by 3 cars while crossing Downtown Connector, cops say 


A woman was taken to the hospital after she was hit by three cars while attempting to cross southbound lanes of the Downtown Connector, Atlanta police said. 

The victim was hit near the University Avenue exit just before 8 p.m. Tuesday, Atlanta police officer Stephanie Brown said. 

According to a preliminary investigation, the woman was hit by three cars and only one of them remained on the scene. 

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The woman was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. She was unconscious and not alert, according to police. However, she was breathing, Brown said. 

All southbound lanes were blocked as crews worked to clear the scene.

This is the second deadly pedestrian accident on the Downtown Connector in less than a week.

Kaden Campbell, 19, was killed Friday night trying to cross the interstate at I-85 South and I-75 North, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported.

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The driver stayed on the scene and was not charged. 

Campbell was a student at Georgia Tech. 

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