Family of 5 killed collision with wrong-way driver on I-95

3 children among 6 people killed in head-on collision south of Savannah

First responders from the Midway Fire Department survey the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 95, which claimed the lives of multiple people, early Sunday morning in Liberty County, Ga.
First responders from the Midway Fire Department survey the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 95, which claimed the lives of multiple people, early Sunday morning in Liberty County, Ga. (AP photo/Lewis Levine)

MIDWAY, Ga. – The Georgia State Patrol has identified the two parents and three children killed when their SUV was struck head-on by a Lexus traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Liberty County early Sunday morning.

Sara Robinson, 41, Nathan Robinson, 37, and their three children Stephen Robinson, Rebecca Robinson and Alexander Robinson were killed, the State Patrol told news outlets. The children ranged in age from approximately 4 to 14. The family was from Portsmouth, Virginia.

The 77-year-old driver of the Lexus, which had Florida license plates, also was killed, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Markus White said. His identity has not yet been released.

Officers had received reports just after 2 a.m. Sunday that a white SUV was traveling southbound in a northbound lane, Liberty County Lt. Jason Colvin said. Deputies were headed there when the crash was reported in the Midway area, about 25 miles southwest of Savannah.