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Injured people in Friday car crash improving

September 22, 2003

Albany -- Three people seriously injured in Friday night's car truck crash on the Liberty Bypass, are expected to make full recoveries.

3 year old Jacob Casey and his 2 year old brother Austin are improving at Egleston Children's Hospital in Atlanta. Their father, 26 year old Louis Casey, died when their truck they head on by a Georgia Power Truck. Jacob had surgery Saturday for internal bleeding, and a broken leg. Austin also underwent surgery for a broken arm, collar bone, leg, rib, and facial lacerations. Both boys are expected to make a full recoveries.

48 year old Amos Sanders of Sylvester is stable, listed in fair condition, at Phoebe Putney Hospital. 18 year old Angela Sanders and 39 year old Wendy McDonald were also injured in the crash, but have gone home from the hospital.

Monday morning Albany Police blocked off a lane of the bypass to continue their investigation in the crash. "We have a Georgia Power vehicle traveling north and collided with a tractor trailer. He stated that his tire blew, and he careened across the median and struck two vehicles head on. We're just basically trying to look at the roadway and see if any sign of physical evidence to put this back together basically."

 So far no charges have been made in this fatal crash, as the investigation continues.

posted at 6:19 PM by jimw@walb.com

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