Three-Vehicle Accident With Injuries on Highway 133 in Albany, Georgia
ALBANY, GA – According to an online news report at wsbradio.com, a three-vehicle accident left one individual severely injured.*
A man who lives in the vicinity of the accident indicates that he heard a loud boom when the accident occurred. The accident involved three vehicles where one victim had to be transported to a local hospital via medical helicopter.
According to the man, a tire blew out on the pickup truck, which caused the accident. The man’s driveway is located a few feet from where the accident happened. The accident included a tractor-trailer, a pickup truck and a box truck. The Georgia State Police were dispatched to the accident scene in the late afternoon hours on Highway 133 close to mile marker six, which is located north of Causey Road.
The witness indicates that the accident occurred at a dangerous curve in the roadway. H noted that his home is next to the curve and that he has been in his home since 1978.
Since living at this location, the witness notes that he recalls fifteen accidents that occurred at the curve in the roadway. He indicates that he fears backing out of his own driveway due to the hazardous curve in the roadway.
According to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), they have had many discussions of widening Highway 133. The witness indicates that he has talked with GDOT regarding his concerns about the road curvature and how dangerous it has been over the years.
“That would be a big help,” he stated.
There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police. It is not clear as to whether anyone was injured in the accident. Their identity has not been released to the public.
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