Cordele — One GA DOT worker was air lifted to a Macon hospital and two others transported by ambulance to Crisp Regional for injuries sustained in an afternoon collision with a semi truck. Georgia State Patrol Post 30, Crisp County Sheriff's Office, Crisp County Fire and Rescue and Crisp County EMS, as well as the Air Evac Lifeteam responded to the scene of the accident. The driver of the semi, an employee of Frito Lay did not suffer any injuries and was not transported to the hospital. Details surrounding the crash were under investigation and Trooper Posey of the GSP interviewed witnesses at the scene. According to Sheriff Donnie Haralson and Col Billy Hancock, of the CCSO confirmed that the fuel tank for the semi did rupture during the incident spilling diesel all over the highway, posing a possible hazmat issue. The cleanup could take up to two hours which they advise citizens should avoid traveling the north lanes of Highway 300 near Byrds Mill Road.
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