I-16 reopens Traffic after tractor trailers collide in Laurens County

lfabian@macon.comJanuary 27, 2014 

Traffic is flowing again after two tractor trailers collided early Monday blocking lanes in both directions on Interstate 16 near mile marker 58 in Laurens County.

Shortly after 6 a.m., the eastbound lanes reopened, but westbound lanes were still blocked, according to Laurens County 911.

By 6:30 a.m., the left westbound lane reopened, but the entire highway was not clear until just after 9 a.m., according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Two injured people were taken to Fairview Park Hospital following the accident that happened shortly after 4 a.m., according to emergency dispatchers.

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