Near deadly wreck in Midland lands two in hospital with life-threatening injuries

One man is dead and four others are injured after a crash in Opelika Friday night.
One man is dead and four others are injured after a crash in Opelika Friday night.

MIDLAND, Ga. – Police say two people are fighting for their lives after a serious wreck in Midland Sunday evening. Columbus Police tell News 3 the crash happened at the intersection of Psalmond Road (Highway 80) and Beaver Run Rd. An initial report says the two-car accident was caused by one driver running through a stop sign at the intersection.

The two people hurt in the wreck were taken to Midtown Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. One person had to be cut out of their car. Police say accidents occasionally happen around the area because cars are constantly crossing a busy highway. It is unknown whether the two people hurt were wearing seat belts. The official cause of the crash is also unknown. This is an ongoing investigation.

Stay with News 3 for developing updates in this story.

 

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