Police identify Virginia family killed in Georgia collision on Sunday

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Six people were killed in a head-on collision on I-95 in Georgia around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. (Photo: Courtesy WSAV)

Six people were killed in a head-on collision on I-95 in Georgia around 2 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. (Photo: Courtesy WSAV)

MIDWAY, Ga. (WSAV) – A man and a family of five are dead following a head-on collision on I-95 early Sunday morning.

According to Liberty County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Jason Colvin, around 2 a.m., the Liberty County 911 issued a “lookout advisory” on a white Lexus traveling southbound in the northbound lane of I-95. Deputies were headed to the interstate when they received another call about an accident that occurred on I-95 at exit 76 in Midway.

When deputies arrived, they found a head on collision between the Lexus and an SUV with no survivors.

The driver of the Lexus was killed. GSP Trooper Markus White initially identified the driver as an “elderly gentleman” whose vehicle had Florida license plates. GSP later confirmed he was a 77-year-old man. Officials have not released his name because they are working to notify his next of kin. He was the only person in the car.

Two adults and three children were riding in the SUV and were also killed. GSP says the familt was from Portsmouth, Virginia. They were identified Sunday night and are named below.

  • Sara Robinson, 41-year-old woman
  • Nathan Robinson, 37-year-old man
  • Stephen Robinson, 12 or 13-year-old boy
  • Rebecca Robinson, 13 or 14-year-old girl
  • Alexander Robinson, 4 or 5-year-old boy
  • Nathan and Sara Robinson. (Photo: Courtesy WAVY, provided by the family)

Extended family of the Robinson’s were unable to remember the exact year of births for each of the children. GSP says they were able to provide the month and day of birth, but not the year.

GSP says all victims were wearing seatbelts, and they do not suspect the driver of the Lexus was impaired.

The victims of both vehicles had to be extracted from the vehicles by the Midway Fire Department. I-95 was closed for several hours early Sunday.

Lewis Levine contributed to this story.


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