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SSPD Fatal Crash Investigation

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SANDY SPRINGS, GA (February 7, 2022) – The Sandy Springs Police Department along with the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office have identified the two drivers involved in the fatal crash yesterday morning on GA-400.

The investigation has revealed that a blue 2015 Hyundai Sonata driven by 32 year old Damis Lider, of Clarkston, GA, entered GA 400-South from Abernathy Road and drove the wrong-way (north) on the highway. As this vehicle travelled the wrong-way on GA-400, it struck a blue 2016 Hyundai Sonata driven by 24 year old Zoe Robinson of Sandy Springs. As a result of the head-on collision, both drivers received fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The two drivers were the sole occupants of their respective vehicles and no other injuries were reported.

Incident

Yesterday (02/06/2022) at 5:30 AM, SSPD patrol officers received multiple calls of a wrong way driver traveling north in the south-bound lanes on GA-400. As the Officers were responding, the calls were upgraded to a motor vehicle crash involving the wrong-way driver and another vehicle.

Responding officers located the crash on GA-400 South just south of the Roberts Drive overpass

This is an on-going investigation and we ask anyone that might have witnessed this crash, the wrong way driver or that might have any information, to please contact Officer Gilmore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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SSPD Case Number: 2022-001296

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Ortega

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To request any records pertaining to this case, please file an Open Records Request through our ORR portal: https://sandyspringsga.justfoia.com/publicportal/home/newrequest

ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE

SANDY SPRINGS, GA (February 6, 2022) – The Sandy Springs Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver that resulted in the death of the two drivers involved.

Incident

At 5:30 AM, SSPD patrol officers received multiple calls of a wrong way driver traveling north in the south-bound lanes on GA-400. As the Officers were responding, the calls were upgraded to a motor vehicle crash involving the wrong-way driver and another vehicle.

Responding officers located the crash on GA-400 South just south of the Roberts Drive overpass. As a result of the head-on collision, both drivers received fatal injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. The two drivers were the sole occupants of their respective vehicles.

The identities of those involved are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Our Traffic Unit Investigators are asking anyone that might have witnessed this crash, the wrong way driver or that might have any information, to please contact Officer Gilmore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SSPD Case Number: 2022-001296

Media Contact: Sgt. S. Ortega

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