Roads closed due to 18-wheeler accident south of Lyons

18 wheeler accident in Toombs County. Courtesy: Patsy Chester

An accident involving an 18-wheeler in Toombs County has roadways closed.

It happened around noon.  Sheriff Alvie Kight says an eighteen wheeler collided with a pickup truck on Highway 1 south of Lyons at John’s County Junction.

The truck was headed north on Highway 15 at the intersection of Highway 1 and and failed to yield the right of way to the eighteen > wheeler that was heading south and struck the truck on the passenger’s side.

The eighteen wheeler tried to miss the truck and turned over on the roadway.  Neither driver suffered injuries.

Avoid the area if you can.

Toombs County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol are in charge of the Investigation.

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