COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - A family is dealing with intense heartbreak Saturday after a triple fatal crash in Coweta County.
Authorities said two women and a child were killed in an accident on Interstate 85 on Friday night. The three victims are identified as sisters Kayla Wilson, 33, Nikia Wilson, 33, and six-year-old Denyla Biggers, all from Columbus, Georgia. There were four other children in the car who suffered injuries, including Alexander Crawford, 4, Kanyus Biggers, 8, Jomari Wilson, 5, and DeQuondre Biggers, 15.
The family's cousin Sonja Gordon spoke with FOX 5's Marissa Mitchell Saturday evening. She said two of the children were treated and released from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. But two other children, including Kanyus remains in the hospital. Kanyus is in critical condition, according to Gordon.
"We just need prayers. We need warrior prayers," Gordon said. "Our family is going through so much tragedy right now. We know God is here and he is listening. We just need those prayers to go to him."
Authorities told FOX 5 the family's 2002 Ford Expedition lost control, struck the concrete median wall and overturned multiple times. The deceased victims where ejected from the vehicle. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the cause of the crash.
Gordon said the family of seven was on their way to visit a relative who was severely injured in a crash three weeks ago.