River Road closed from Hwy 80 through Collins Road by Plant Vogtle

River Road is closed until further notice from Hwy 80 through Collins Road (WFXG)
River Road is closed until further notice from Hwy 80 through Collins Road (WFXG)

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - The Burke County Sheriff's Office has stated that Burke County Sheriff's Deputies, Burke County EMA, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Department of Transportation are currently at River Road near Collins Road; the scene of a serious crash with one person injured.

Burke County EMS is transporting to AUMC. As of now, FOX 54 knows the injured was a male and an employee of Plant Vogtle.

River Road, a popular road that thousands drive on every day to get to Plant Votgle, is shut down until further notice from Highway 80 through Collins Road.

Chief Deputy Lewis Blanchard says as of 10:05 p.m., the patient is in ICU at AUMC listed in Critical Condition.

May 24, 2018: The Burke County sheriffs office is sad to announce the passing of Dewayne Dandy Jr. who was involved in the single-car crash on River Road.  The family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.

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