Multiple car crash on River Rd. in Burke County

Multiple car crash on River Rd. in Burke County
multiple vehicle crash at River Road and Collins Road. (Source: Burke County Sheriff's Office)

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - According to Burke County Chief Deputy, Lewis Blanchard an early Tuesday morning crash resulted in two people being transported to the local hospital.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page states that there was a multiple vehicle crash on River Rd. at Collins Rd. Oct. 22.

According to the Georgia Department of public safety, Benjamin Hullings was traveling east on Hwy. 56 in a 2001 Ford Ranger when he failed to maintain lane. Antoilnette Smith was traveling west on Hwy. 56 in a 2007 Mazda CX-9 when Hullings’s vehicle crossed into the westbound lane. This caused Smith to hit the right rear of Hullings.

Both of their vehicles exited the roadway before overturning and resting on the shoulder of the road.

Two victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment, no word yet on their condition.

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