Traffic was being diverted around Ga. 96 and Ga. 247 in Houston County after a crash involving a wrecker truck and a passenger car late afternoon Thursday.
Houston County Patrol Capt. Ronnie Harlowe said one person was taken by helicopter to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, after the 4:15 p.m. wreck.
About 1 1/2 mile of Ga. 96, between Ga. 247 and Sandy Run Road, was still closed to traffic about 5:30 p.m.
Harlowe encouraged drivers to avoid the area.
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