Victims Describe Fear During Hit and Run Rampage on Memorial Drive, U.S. 78

Some victims told the AJC they thought they were going to die during the Jan. 23 accidents, several of which happened in unincorporated Stone Mountain before events turned deadly in Snellville.

Drivers and passengers whose cars were rammed by an alleged drunk driver on Jan. 23 in Stone Mountain said they feared for their lives, according to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about a preliminary hearing on the case.

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The AJC article details the series of accidents, which covered 15 miles from the Decatur area to Snellville, where one woman was killed.

Michael Snider, 70, of Stone Mountain has been charged with vehicular homicide, serious injury by vehicle, DUI, reckless driving and following too closely.

"I thought we were going to die," said one victim, Jeanetta Johnson, told the AJC.

According to the AJC, which cited information from police the crashes in the unincorporated Stone Mountain area happened at Memorial Drive and Rays Road; Memorial and Hambrick; Memorial and N. Hairston; U.S. 78 and West Park Place; U.S. 78 near East Park Place Blvd.; and U.S. 78 and Mankin Drive.


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