UPDATE: Several hospitalized after accidents on I-75, lanes back open

Both crashes are on I-75 in the southbound lanes at mile markers 179 and 180

UPDATE (7:15 P.M.) – All lanes of I-75 S are now back open after multiple accidents left multiple people injured Wednesday afternoon.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Anna Lewis says “Multiple injuries were reported, ranging from minor to intermediate, and multiple individuals were transported to the hospital,” Lewis wrote in an email.

There were a total of four people taken to the hospital by ambulance.
A total of 21 vehicles were involved. The largest accident had 11 of those vehicles.

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is working two separate crashes involving more than a dozen vehicles.

Both crashes are on I-75 in the southbound lanes at mile markers 179 and 180. The accident at mm 180 has two 18-wheelers and one passenger vehicle involved. The accident at mm 179 has one 18-wheeler and nine passenger vehicles involved.

Currently, all lanes are blocked at both crash locations. Drivers should avoid the area and take a different route.

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