ATLANTA (AP) - Two separate car crashes led to a massive traffic jam in Midtown Atlanta.
Police spokesman John Chafee says authorities were called to two accidents roughly one block from each other Friday afternoon.
Chafee says a red SUV hit a car, which then hit a white SUV that turned onto its side. Chafee says the red SUV fled the scene and hit four other cars nearly a block away. Authorities say occupants of the red SUV fled on foot. Police say the passengers - two men and a woman - were taken into custody and one had a gunshot wound to his hand. It was not immediately clear when the man was shot.
Chafee says eight people - including two children - were injured and seven have been hospitalized.