Gwinettt County Police(ATLANTA) — Six people are dead after an accident caused a van to catch fire on a Georgia highway.The Gwinnett County police and fire departments were dispatched to northbound Interstate 85 where it splits to Interstate 985 on Saturday just after 6:30 p.m. in response to reports of a vehicle that was on its side and engulfed in flames, authorities said.Passersby tried to pull people out of the burning van and render aid, police said. Several lanes of both highways were shut down as a result of the crash.Six people died at the scene, and several others were transported to local hospitals in the Atlanta area, police said. All occupants of the passenger van appear to be adults.One bystander who suffered a minor injury declined transport to the hospital.Another car may have been either directly or indirectly involved in the incident, investigators believe, based on witness statements.Police are still trying to determine what caused the crash.ABC News’ Ben Stein contributed to this report.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
From left: 275 West 10th Street, 250 West 81st Street and 320 West 101st StreetOver the past week, New York City’s residential world saw developer Steven Witkoff part with his penthouse for $33 million and another full-floor penthouse at 50 United Nations Plaza sell for $16 million to a retail executive. Here are the details on some other eye-catching deals.Source: A TRD analysis of public property records filed with the New York City Department of Finance from June 17 to June 21.1.) A penthouse at Alchemy Properties’ 250 West 81st Street in the Upper West Side sold for just under $27.5 million. The buyer was Blue Village LLC, which property records list Shikha Bhakoo as manager. The18-story-tall, Robert A.M. Stern-designed building has a slew of amenities, including a sports court and music recording studio.2.) The founder of vodka brand Svedka, Guillaume Cuvelier, and Andrea Rizzo Cuvelier picked up a sponsor unit at Naftali Group’s the Shephard in the West Village for $11 million, or about $2,900 per square foot. Stribling Marketing Associates’ Alexa Lambert and Alison Black had the listing for the 3,765-square-foot, four-bedroom home. The unit first hit the market last year, asking $11.75 million. In January 2018, a penthouse at the building, also known as 275 West 10th Street, sold for $35 million.3.) Financier Jeremy Mindich and Amy Smith sold their Upper West Side townhouse at 320 West 101st Street for $7.1 million. The couple acquired the home for $6.25 million in 2014. Mindich co-founded hedge fund Scopia Capital Management in 2001 and is on the board of Root Capital, which invests in agricultural businesses around the world. The buyer was Ananas Comosus LLC. The 7,200-square-foot home first hit the market in 2017, when it was listed for $10.5 million, according to StreetEasy. The renovated property sits between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue and comes with 1,400 square feet of outdoor space. Douglas Elliman’s George Vanderploeg and Steffen Kral had the listing. This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Now