ATLANTA -- A five-car accident in DeKalb County left one person in critical condition Thursday morning.
The accident happened shortly after 7 a.m. on Ponce de Leon Avenue near Fernbank Museum.
Atlanta Police spokeswoman Kim Jones said the driver of a Nissan Altima lost control of his car, crossed the double yellow lines and slammed into a Dodge Caravan taxi.
The driver of the Altima was trapped inside the car; it took rescue crews nearly an hour to extract him. He was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition, with injuries that included head trauma and internal injuries.