Wreck: I-20 at Thornton Rd.

On 02/22/2018, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Georgia State Patrol, and Douglas County Fire and EMS, was called to the scene of a wreck on I-20 between Thornton Rd. and Lee Rd. A disabled vehicle parked in the emergency lane was struck by a tractor-trailer traveling west on I-20. After the impact, the 18-wheeler jackknifed into the trees and the cab came to rest over the side of the embankment. Both drivers miraculously survived the crash.