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.
Stagecoach South has upgraded its bus fleet on Route 1, from the Sussex coastal town of Worthing into the South Downs National Park via Pulborough, Storrington and Petworth to Midhurst.The four ADL Enviro300 buses have free WiFi, e-leather seats and more space, plus a striking ‘South Downs Connections’ livery.Tourist destinations along the route are illustrated on each vehicle.Edward Hodgson, Managing Director for Stagecoach South said: “Tourism is vital to the economy of The South Downs National Park which offers some magnificent and breathtaking views.“We have a great network of routes running across the Park and our popular routes 1 and 60 provide a superb link from the coast to Midhurst where further connections are available to other places of interest within the park.“This new livery resonates with the South Downs National Park and promotes the bus as the best way to experience the landscapes and attractions, and I am delighted that we have been able to further invest in our bus network serving the Park.”Andrew Lee, Director of Countryside Policy and Management, South Downs National Park Authority said: “We are delighted that visitors to the National Park can sit back and enjoy the views while travelling on the new fleet of buses, and that Stagecoach have placed the South Downs National Park at the centre of their striking new branding for their routes in the National Park.”Stagecoach is introducing the new look buses to the public across the area with roadshows in Worthing, Storrington, Pulborough, Petworth and Midhurst.Stagecoach bus services within the South Downs National Park include:-1 Worthing – Storrington – Pulborough – Petworth – Midhurst60 Chichester – Singleton – Cocking – Midhurst70 Guildford – Godalming – Haslemere – Midhurst