Car overturns on Gornto Road, three transported for minor injuries

| July 20, 2016

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VALDOSTA – A portion of Gornto Road between Baytree Road and N. St. Augustine Road has closed this afternoon following a single vehicle accident which injured three.

At approximately 2:27 p.m.,  a vehicle reportedly struck a telephone pole and overturned in the 1700 block of Gornto Road.

The impact damaged the pole and caused live power lines to come down. Colquitt EMC is en route at this time to secure the electrical wires.

The Valdosta Police Department is on scene and is blocking the street off. Citizens are asked to avoid this area as traffic congestion is expected.

The three occupants of the vehicle were able to exit the vehicle without assistance and are being treated for minor injuries at a local hospital. The accident is under investigation.

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