Ga. 17 at Roebling Road open after three car wreck with injuries - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Five injured in crash on Ga. 17

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Five people were injured and one was air lifted with serious injuries after a three car crash closed down Ga. 17 at Roebling Road Thursday afternoon.

Deputies Randy Brown and Terry Gideon, along with bystanders, helped lift an overturned SUV where the driver was pinned underneath it. That victim was air lifted to Memorial Health University medical Center with serious injuries.

Investigators say the actions of the deputies and bystanders most likely saved the victim's life.

Initial reports indicate that the driver of an SUV was traveling south on Ga. 17 and rear-ended another vehicle, causing that vehicle to drive intoanother car traveling north on Ga. 17.

The other injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The crash remains under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol.

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