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One injured in two-car wreck on 24th Avenue

Officers with the Cordele Police Department along with first responders from the Cordele Fire Department and Crisp County EMS responded to a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of 3rd Street and 24th Avenue on Friday at around 1 p.m.

At least one passenger of a small silver SUV was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Another passenger was entrapped in a blue pickup truck, which required first responders to cut away the windshield in order to free him.

As of 2:08 p.m., the accident had not been cleared and traffic remains blocked on both roadways near the wreck.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information develops. You can read all about it in Saturday’s print issue of the Dispatch.