One person airlifted after Peach Orchard wreck

By: Carin Fitzgerald, News Producer Email
By: Carin Fitzgerald, News Producer Email

March 7, 2008, News 12 at 11

AUGUSTA, GA--Richmond County Deputies say one person had to be airlifted to a hospital Friday night after a crash on Peach Orchard Road.

Deputies on the scene say two cars were involved in the wreck and an 18-wheeler. The accident happened around 7:30 Friday night at the 4900 block of Peach Orchard Road.

Police had to direct south bound traffic at the intersection of Hephzibah McBean Road and Peach Orchard Road.

Richmond County Deputies say none of the injuries are life-threatening but one of the drivers was air-lifted from the scene.

The crash in under investigation and has been turned over to the Richmond County Traffic Division.


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  • by Jamie P. Location: Augusta on Mar 11, 2008 at 08:56 PM
    That comment was very RUDE of you Mrs. Susan. I personally know this family and Steve is in the hospital fighting for his life, while his new daughter and wife are waiting helplessly by his bedside night after night. My prayers go out to this family. It's so funny how some people choose to focus on petty unimportant things. We are talking about a human life for crying out loud!!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 10, 2008 at 06:24 AM
    this guy in this wreck his name is steve he has a wife and a baby daughter he is intensive care and still dont know if hes gonna make it but hopefullly he will just keep him in your prayers
  • by Susan Location: Peach Orchard Rd. on Mar 8, 2008 at 04:03 PM
    This accident happened right in front of my house. It was like something exploded. Thank you so much for reporting on this, now maybe these people out here will realize this not the Audubon. Every since they opened this to four lanes it has been a nightmare.Again thank you so very much for the coverage.
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