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4 hospitalized after log truck hits van head-on in east Macon

None of the injuries were life-threatening

Four people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a log truck flipped and hit a van head-on.

According to Sgt. Linda Howard with the Bibb Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection of Jeffersonville Road, Emery Highway and Ocmulgee E. Boulevard.

She says a log truck was heading into Macon and ran a red light.

After running the light, the driver swerved to miss a car on Ocmulgee Boulevard.

When the truck swerved, it also overturned and hit a black Honda Odyssey head-on.

Three people in the van and the log truck driver were taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health with non-life-threatening injuries.

Emery Highway is expected to reopen shortly.

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