Wrong-way crash on US 27 kills one and hospitalizes two including a child

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Published: May. 28, 2023 at 2:30 PM EDT
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DECATUR COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The Georgia State Patrol responded to a wrong-way crash Saturday evening that killed one person and seriously injured two others.

According to GSP, a Hyundai was driving south on US 27 near Mile Maker 6 in the northbound lanes around 9:12 p.m. when it collided, head-on, with another vehicle. Officials reported the other vehicle to be a Ford Escape.

The Hyundai was occupied by a driver and a child. First responders performed CPR on the child who was then transported to the Bainbridge ER before being flown to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, according to GSP.

The driver was also flown to TMH with serious injuries.

The Ford driver died on the scene, GSP said.

No further information was released. The crash is under investigation.

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