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Traffic delay cleared following Lee Co. wreck with injuries

Traffic was backed up for a while following a wreck in Lee County Wednesday.
Traffic was backed up for a while following a wreck in Lee County Wednesday.(WALB)
Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 2:10 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2021 at 4:32 PM EDT
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LEESBURG, Ga. (WALB) - Five people were injured in an accident involving a semi-truck and a mini-van on Highway 82 near Cookeville Road, according to Chief Deputy Lewis Harris with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

The call came in around 1:24 p.m.

Five people inside the mini-van were taken to the hospital with injuries.

Harris said the wreck caused delays in the westbound lanes going toward Columbus. The area has been cleared and traffic is flowing.

Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene.

We will continue to update as more information comes in.

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