Two Cars, Two Semi-Trucks Collide in Lowndes County, Georgia
LOWNDES COUNTY, GA. – According to online news reports posted at walb.com and wctv.tv, two cars and two semi-trucks were involved in a collision in Lowndes County. The accident reportedly occurred in an area where construction crews had started work on an overpass on Interstate 75. It is unclear if anyone was injured.*
The accident occurred in the early morning hours of April 25 on I-75 in Hahira, Lowndes County, Georgia. At about 12:15 a.m., the Georgia Department of Transportation reported two cars and two semi-trucks had somehow collided near Exit 29 on I-75 South. It is unclear at this time what events led to the collision.
Authorities responding to the scene did not report on the nature of the crash. They confirmed that one person was trapped in one of the semi-trucks after the accident, but they did not say whether this person or anyone else sustained injuries. The people involved in the wreck were not identified in the news reports.
The accident took place on an area of I-75 where crews had just started work on an overpass project. About two hours prior to the crash, at about 10 p.m. on April 24, crews with the Georgia DOT started demolishing the overpass on this area of the roadway. The work was scheduled to be complete by 6 a.m. on April 25.
Georgia DOT reported that the accident caused all southbound lanes of I-75 to shut down in the area. The crash was expected to be cleared by 10 a.m., but WCTV reports it was cleared by 7 a.m. that day. The accident is still under investigation.
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Sources:http://www.walb.com/2019/04/25/wreck-blocks-i-sb-lanes-lowndes-county/ and https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/4-vehicle-wreck-blocks-traffic-in-Lowndes-County-509052781.html
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