Tractor Trailer Overturned – Hwy 53 East

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An accident occurred at approximately 8:00 am this morning, June 15th, on Hwy 53 East in Pickens County, GA. A tractor trailer overturned this morning on Hwy 53 East in Pickens County Georgia. Pickens County Deputies assisted the Georgia State Patrol, Pickens Fire and EMS crews with an overturned Tractor Trailer on Hwy 53 East, near the Imerys plant. Crews had to work to extract the man from the vehicle. Early information given to FYN indicated the driver was stable with unknown extent of injuries. contacted Kris Stancil of the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, who told us,

“Last update I saw, Georgia State Patrol said he (driver of vehicle) was airlifted as a precaution after he was extracted.”

It appears this was a single vehicle accident. There is no information available at this time as to the cause of the wreck. FYN will update if additional information becomes available. (photos courtesy of Pickens Sheriff’s Office)

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