One Critical After Head-On Crash
The Thursday afternoon crash on Villa Rica Highway shut down the roadway and injured several people.
Authorities Thursday evening said one person was in critical condition following an afternoon wreck on Villa Rica Highway.
According Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright, a total of eight injuries came as a result of the head-on collision.
The crash happened some time before 5 p.m., as Paulding 911 announced via text message the closure of both lanes of travel near the 1200 block of Villa Rica Highway just after 5 p.m.; the announcement that both lanes had been opened back up came at 7:15 p.m.
GSP officials had not released any names of the injured as of Thursday night.
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