Wrecks with injuries stall Mike Padgett Highway traffic

A damaged vehicle was taken from the scene.

Portions of the 3800 block of Mike Padgett Highway were closed this morning while crews attend to wrecks with injuries.

According to Richmond County sheriff’s dispatch, the wreck occurred around 8:15 a.m.

Few details are available. Dispatch did report a pickup truck overturned and was on fire. Several motorists were taken to area hospital, deputies said, but none of the injuries were believed to be life threatening.

The crash also resulted in 75-80 yards of wreckage, deputies said.