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Multi-Vehicle Wreck Blocks I-75 in Houston County, Georgia


January 15, 2019

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA. – A multi-vehicle wreck blocked all northbound lanes of Interstate 75 on the evening of January 8 in Houston County, Georgia, according to an online news report from wgxa.tv. Little information about the wreck has been reported at this time.*

The accident occurred sometime in the evening on January 8 on Interstate 75 in Houston County. Several vehicles collided around 8 p.m. near the Perry Parkway exit on I-75 North. Reports did not indicate exactly how many vehicles were involved and did not list the make or model of any vehicle involved in the crash.

Injuries were reported from the crash, but officials did not say how many people were injured and did not comment on the extent of their injuries. It is not clear where injured victims were transported or how they were transported, and current medical conditions are not known. No one involved has been identified at this time. 

Police and officials responding to the scene did not report on any possible causes for the wreck. They did not list any contributing factors or identify any other circumstances of the crash. All lanes of I-75 North were shut down following the accident, and the Georgia Department of Transportation did not expect the interstate to completely reopen until after midnight on January 9, which would be about four hours after the accident. 

The Georgia Department of Transportation posted to Twitter at 8:19 p.m. saying, “Houston County – A multi-vehicle injury accident on I-75 northbound at the Perry Parkway exit has blocked all lanes. Estimated time of clearance – 12:15 a.m. Seek alternate routes!” 

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Source:https://wgxa.tv/news/local/traffic-alert-multi-vehicle-wreck-with-injuries-blocking-i-75

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