Two Vehicle Accidents Reported on Interstate 520 in Augusta, Georgia


January 29, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA. – Two vehicle accidents were reported on January 28 on Interstate 520 in Augusta, Georgia, according to an online news report published at wrdw.com. The accidents occurred at the same location on the interstate, and they involved three vehicles total. Both accidents resulted in injuries.* 

The vehicle accidents both happened on I-520 between Deans Bridge Road and Peach Orchard Road. Both occurred on the westbound side of the interstate. One of the accidents involved just one vehicle. The make and model of this vehicle was not reported, and it is not clear what caused the vehicle to crash.

Reports said this accident resulted in injuries, but officials did not say how many people were inside the vehicle or how many people sustained injuries. No further information was reported about this accident.

The second accident involved two vehicles. Reports did not provide the makes or models of these vehicles, and authorities did not indicate how the crash happened. The nature and circumstances of the crash were not reported. At least one of the vehicles reportedly caught on fire after the wreck. 

Officials said injuries also resulted from this second crash. However, no information was reported about the number of people who were injured or the extent of their injuries. 

Both accidents caused the westbound lanes of I-520 to be shut down while crews investigated and cleared the scene. No one involved in either wreck has been identified at this time. Authorities are still investigating the two collisions, and they have not yet reported further information to the public. 

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Source:https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Traffic-backed-up-on-I-520-Westbound-after-two-accidents--504961782.html

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