Five people hurt in Lee Co. wreck

Five people hurt in Lee Co. wreck

LEE CO., GA (WALB) - Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachels says five people have been take to the hospital after a two vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 19 and Century Road Thursday afternoon.

Four were taken by ambulance and a fifth person was taken by private vehicle.

Sheriff Rachels says the Georgia State Patrol is investigating but it appeared that a car crossing the four lane highway on Century Road was hit by a vehicle that was traveling north on US 19.

The Georgia Department of Transportation has approved installing a traffic light at this intersection which has had several serious accidents.

Sheriff Rachels says the traffic light is something he has worked to make happen since taking office.

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