MOULTRIE, Ga. — A three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday sent several people to the hospital.
The Georgia State Patrol report, released Friday, said a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Earnest Ray Smith, 58, 1957 Sylvester Highway, was in the wrong lane of Highway 133 North when the accident occurred about 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The Impala was traveling south on Highway 133 in the northbound lane about a half-mile south of Old Doerun Road, the report said.
A 2014 Chevrolet Express van, driven by Earnest Hilton, 42, of Jacksonville, Fla., was traveling north on Highway 133, pulling a 50-foot articulating tow lift. Behind the van was a 2015 Chevrolet TZC, driven by Ray Amar Makamson Jr., 66, of Itta Bena, Miss.
The state patrol report said the front of the Impala struck the driver side of the van then the tow lift that it was pulling. The trailer broke loose and came to rest in a ditch. The Impala went on to strike the TZC head-on
The GSP said Smith had a suspected serious injury and was taken to Colquitt Regional Medical Center by EMS. A hospital spokeswoman said she had no record of him being treated there.
The GSP said Makamson and three passengers in his car — Shep Morris, 62, of Shorter, Ala.; Marguerite Morris, 68, of Shorter, Ala.; and Phylliss McKimson, 66, of Itta Bena, Miss. — complained of injuries and were taken to Colquitt Regional by EMS. The hospital said she had no record of Shep Morris being treated there, and the others were treated and released.
As of the time of the report, no citations had been issued in the incident.