Driver Airlifted to Hospital After Crash with Semi-Truck in Twiggs County, GA


March 10, 2019

TWIGGS COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report posted by 13wmaz.com, a driver was airlifted to an area hospital after a crash with a semi-truck in Twiggs County, Georgia. The cause of the accident is not yet clear, and the driver, who is reportedly in critical condition, has not been identified.*

The accident happened on Saturday, March 2, on Interstate 16 East in Twiggs County, Georgia. An eastbound 2017 Honda Civic reportedly crashed into the back of a semi-truck on the interstate near Exit 18. Georgia State Patrol reported that the driver of the Honda did not apply the brakes before colliding with the truck. 

The Honda driver was seriously injured in the accident and trapped inside the vehicle. Georgia State Patrol Troopers said it took close to an hour to free the driver from the Honda. Emergency crews responding to the scene then called for a medical helicopter, after which the driver was airlifted to Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia. He is said to be in critical condition. 

The Honda driver has only been identified by officials as a man from Michigan. His name has not been released, as family has not yet been notified of the accident. The report from 13 WMAZ states that no one else was traveling in the Honda at the time of the crash. 

Authorities reported that the driver of the semi-truck was not injured in the accident. The cause of the accident is still not known at this time. No potential contributing factors were identified in the report from 13 WMAZ. Georgia State Patrol is still investigating. 

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Source:https://www.13wmaz.com/article/traffic/one-airlifted-after-accident-on-i-16-eastbound/93-0f05cf33-9b62-4f18-b3f3-2565fe3a3bce

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