Wrong-way driver causes fatal wreck on I-20

ATLANTA -- A car traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 20 in Atlanta collided with another vehicle, killing a mother of four.

Police told WSB-TV that Robert Ayiteyfio appeared to be under the influence of alcohol when the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police say 24-year-old Shameyka Welch of Austell died at Grady Memorial Hospital. Another adult in her car and two children were also taken to hospitals and were in stable condition Saturday.

Police say Ayiteyfio fled the scene on foot as police questioned him but was later caught. He was taken to Fulton County jail and charged with DUI, homicide by vehicle and driving the wrong way.

A police officer was injured when he was hit while investigating the accident. He was in stable condition.