Atlanta, GA — Authorities have confirmed that 47-year old Aila Musad was killed last Friday (April 26, 2013) after a fatal accident on I-85. According to the news reports, Musad was driving south on I-85 in a minivan with her teenage daughter when a pickup truck headed north lost a front tire.
The tire came off the truck and then flew over the median, striking Musad’s minivan at about 8:30 a.m. that morning. The impact killed Musad immediately and left her daughter injured. Paramedics arrived at the site to transport her to a hospital, but Musad was pronounced dead.
The cause of the accident wasn’t immediately determined and the truck driver’s name was not released. He was listed only as a man from Cartersville. Authorities are expected to investigate why the tire came off the truck.
Scene of the Accident