Six Injured in Vehicle Crash in Lee County, Georgia
LEE COUNTY, GA. – According to a news story reported online by walb.com, six people were injured in a vehicle crash that occurred in Lee County, Georgia. Several emergency agencies responded to the scene, and Georgia State Patrol will be handling the investigation. Troopers have released few details about the crash at this time.*
The collision happened in the late morning on February 16 on Georgia Highway 82 in Lee County. At approximately 11:30 p.m., emergency dispatch received a call about a vehicle collision with injuries. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia State Patrol went to the scene at Highway 82 and Armena Road.
Officers found that two vehicles had been involved in a crash in this area, and several people had sustained injuries. One of the vehicles rolled following impact. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that six people in total were injured.
All or some of the injured persons were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for medical care, but it is unclear how many people required transport or how seriously each of the six people was injured. No names were released by officials.
The cause and circumstances of the crash are not yet clear. A photo from the scene shows what appears to be a blue Jeep with front-end damage stopped near the intersection. Another vehicle which appears to possibly be an SUV is pictured lying on its roof.
Georgia State Patrol Troopers are still investigating, and no additional information about the wreck is available at this time.
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