STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Two people died after a head-on crash on a busy DeKalb County road Saturday afternoon, police said.

At 2:25 p.m., officers responded to the 5700 block of Hugh Howell Road in Stone Mountain in reference to the crash. When police got there, both drivers had sustained critical injuries and were then rushed to the hospital, where they later died.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

Hugh Howell Road was shut down between Silver Hill Road and Silver Ridge Drive and was closed for approximately one to two hours, according to DeKalb County Police.

DeKalb’s Traffic Specialist Unit is on scene investigating. There is no additional information on how the crash was caused.