Three people were injured in a wreck Friday morning on I-85, including a woman who received third degree burns on 70 percent of her body.
The Jefferson Fire/Rescue and Jackson County EMS responded to I-85 South at the 137 mile marker, just north of the Hwy 129 exit on a reported vehicle accident with fire and multiple injuries. Upon arrival, they found a single vehicle accident with a vehicle fully involved with fire and three injuries.
One female patient early 20’s had 3rd degree burns over approximately 70 percent of her body with severe traumatic injuries that was transported by EMS to Grady Hospital in Atlanta. A 6-years-old child with second degree burns from the vehicle was transported by EMS to Grady Hospital. The third victim, an adult, had minor burns and injuries and was also transported to Grady by EMS.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
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