Four Injured in Vehicle Accident in Chatham County, Georgia
CHATHAM COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story posted at wtoc.com, four people were injured in a vehicle accident that occurred in Chatham County, Georgia. Authorities have released little information about the wreck at this time, and the injured persons have not been identified.*
The crash occurred in the late evening on April 24 on Highway 80 in Chatham County. The Chatham County Police Department and WTOC report that at about 9 p.m. that day, a vehicle crash took place on Highway 80 between the Lazaretto Creek Bridge and Fort Pulaski. Officers did not say how the accident happened.
It is unclear from the WTOC report how many vehicles were involved in the accident or what types of vehicles were involved. No vehicle makes or models were reported by WTOC. Police did not say what events led to the collision or what factors they might be investigating as having contributed to the wreck.
WTOC reports that four people involved in the collision sustained injuries, and emergency crews took them to a local hospital for treatment. Their injuries were described as serious. The victims were not identified, and their current medical conditions were not provided in the report. The accident was reportedly caused by a drunk driver
Following the accident, officials closed down all lanes of Highway 80 to allow crews access to the scene to investigate and clear the area. Drivers were asked to avoid the area if possible. The roadway remained closed for more than an hour. WTOC reported that another minor accident occurred on the highway during this time, but the report did not describe this accident.
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