UPDATE | One dead after accident on I-20EB

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UPDATE | Saturday, January 5, 2019

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Coroner's Office confirms 27-year-old Barrington Allen died after a crash on I-20 yesterday.

Deputies say the victim was the front seat passenger in the car that crashed. The crash happened on I-20 near mile marker 181.

Deputies say the driver was traveling eastbound in a silver Nissan Sentra when the driver lost control of the car, causing it to exit onto the northbound shoulder where it struck a guard rail. The vehicle continued into the wood line where it struck a large tree.

The body is being sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.

Friday, January 4, 2019

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- There are reports of an accident on I-20EB near MM181.

There are at least 3 people reported injured.

There are no reports of lane closures at this time.

A News 12 crew is headed to the scene to get more information. Check back for updates.