6 children, 5 adults hospitalized after two-car wreck in Eatonton

11 people hospitalized after fiery wreck in Putnam Co.

Eleven people were hospitalized after a two-car wreck Saturday afternoon in Eatonton.

According to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, it happened around 1 p.m. near Joe Wooten Road.

He says a 2017 white Dodge Durango was going north and was illegally passing when it hit a 2011 Cadillac SUV.

One of the vehicles caught fire and two people were airlifted from the scene to the Medical Center, Navicent Health. The other 9 people injured in the accident were taken to a local hospital.

Sills says he expects charges to be filed.

The victims are as follows:

Tiffany Childs, of Tifton (Driver of Durango)

Megan Card, of Tifton (Front seat passenger in Durango)

6 children, of Tifton (ranging in age from 1-10)

Andrew Williams, of Vero Beach, Florida (Driver of Cadillac)

Marie Williams, of Vero Beach, Florida

Charmain Barbel, of Vero Beach, Florida

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