Two people are confirmed dead after an accident Tuesday night in Monroe County.
The one vehicle accident happened around 9pm at mile marker 197. Investigators say a 15 passenger van carrying 12 people blew a tire and crashed. Traffic on I-75 South was blocked until midnight.
A witness reported seeing a life flight helicopter on the scene as well. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports two people were taken by helicopter to the hospital because of their injuries.
The bodies of the men killed in the accident were taken to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy.
1. (Driver and owner of van) Bhim B. Bista, 29, from Atlanta
2. (Deceased) Tula R. Chamlagai, 44, of Decatur
3. (Deceased) Kharka B. Chhetri, 49, of Decatur
4. Naar B. Magar
5. Rebeka Kalondji
6. Khaga Khatiwada
7. Corneleous Adoung
8. Kammar Gagan
9. Bhuddi Maya Monger
10. Ambe R. Alley
11. Ugen K. Magar
12. Lok B. Alley
13. Devi C. Niroula
14. Birkha Magar
15. Bala Katura