I-75 Vehicle Wreck Delays School Buses in Lowndes County, Georgia


April 29, 2019

LOWNDES COUNTY, GA. – According to a news story reported online at valdostadailytimes.com, a vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 had some school buses in Lowndes County, Georgia, delayed. The wreck reportedly involved two semi-trucks and resulted in critical injuries to one person involved.* 

On the afternoon of April 25, the Valdosta Daily Times was projecting that some students from schools in Lowndes County might be coming home later than normal. This was because of a serious vehicle accident that occurred on I-75. Interstate 75 is a route taken by many school buses transporting students home for the day.

The report said that buses coming from Hahira Middle School and Lowndes County High School might be delayed due to the wreck, which happened at mile marker 27 on I-75 South. The collision occurred around noon that day and had not been completely cleared by the time schools let out, per officials with Lowndes County Schools.

During the process of cleanup, drivers on I-75 South were being diverted off the interstate at Exit 29 in Hahira, Georgia. Georgia State Patrol said the accident occurred when two semi-trucks crashed into each other. Troopers and the Valdosta Daily Times reported that one person involved in the crash sustained critical injuries and had to be airlifted from the scene.

The south lanes of I-75 were completely closed at one point following the accident, but officials said the roadway was partially reopened in the afternoon. School officials said student safety was a top concern, and buses would be taking the safest routes during afternoon drop-offs. 

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Source:https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/county-buses-delayed-by-wreck/article_a1d9bd3e-6790-11e9-91bb-f72f8f8912ef.html

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