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Three People Injured in Sumter County Car Accident

October 18, 2022

AMERICUS, GEORGIA - According to an auto accident news story on, two people are in critical medical condition following a severe car accident in Sumter County, Georiga.*

The car wreck transpired at the intersection of Wise Road and Highway 280, according to Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant. All motor vehicles in the area were diverted around the crash. The Sumter County Fire Rescue received the emergency call last Friday at around 9:40 PM. 

Police investigating the accident reported that a crew-cab pickup truck carrying three people crashed with an electrical company bucket truck. The first responders reported that the road was blocked by the crew-cab pickup truck and the bucket truck crashed into a ditch. The accident news report states that no one was entrapped in the wreckage. All of the drivers were removed from their vehicles and were assessed and treated for their accident-related injuries.

Incident Command ordered an Air Evac for one accident victim, and the others were transported by the Webster County EMS. The identities of the accident victims were not made public at this time. This car accident investigation is ongoing, and the news agency will provide additional updates as more information is received. 

The Sumter County Coroner's Office and law enforcement will investigate the fatal motor vehicle accident. The accident scene closed down the road for several hours as emergency crews, the Sumter County Coroner's Office, and law enforcement officers managed the crash scene and tended to the injury victims. 

Accident witnesses are encouraged to provide information that can assist local law enforcement in their investigation of the fatal accident. The name of the victim and those involved in the crash have not been made public at this time. No criminal charges have been reported at this time. 

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