One person died and another was injured after a wrong-way accident on I-16 in Laurens County.
As per the initial information, GSP Post 20 Dublin was alerted of a reckless/wrong-way motorist on Interstate 16 on November 25 at about 9:40 p.m. While responding to the crash scene, troopers were informed that the wrong-way driver had been involved in a traffic collision.
The early investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Impala was heading west in the left east lane of I-16 when it collided with a Volvo V70 head-on. The driver of the Volvo received major injuries and was later pronounced dead. The driver of the Chevrolet Impala was flown to Navicent Medical Center in Macon with unspecified injuries. No other details are available.
An investigation is ongoing.
November 27, 2021