UPDATED ON 6: Accident On Peach Orchard Road Claims A Life - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Accident On Peach Orchard Road Claims A Life

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***UPDATED at 2:36 P.M. on Friday, August 2nd***

We have learned that the Richmond County Sheriff's Traffic Division responded to an accident at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road, near Rainey Road. Upon arrival, it was learned that an 18-wheeler was stopped, facing North Bound in the center turn lane. A small sedan pulled out of Rainey Road and attempted to merge into the North Bound left lane. The sedan subsequently struck the rear of the tractor trailer.

The accident is still under investigation and is causing delays in travel. It is recommended that you avoid the area if possible.

Count on WJBF News Channel 6 to bring you more information as it becomes available.

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***UPDATED at 2:15 P.M. on Friday, August 2nd***

WJBF News Channel 6 has a crew on the scene of a fatal traffic accident on Peach Orchard Road and Gordon Highway 88.

Details are limited at this time, but sources tell us that a truck and car were involved. Traffic is currently backed up in the area.

Count on WJBF News Channel 6 to bring you the latest information as it comes into the newsroom.

 

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