13 People Injured in Accident Involving 27 Vehicles in Georgia


Thirteen people were hospitalized Sunday after an accident involving more than two dozen vehicles on an interstate north of Atlanta, officials told NBC News.

The victims were ages 11 to 61, said Brad Cothran, a spokesman with the Bartow County Department of Emergency Medical Services. Injuries included everything from minor neck pain to a hip fracture, he said, adding that there were no deaths.

Cothran said it appeared that a brief but severe storm was behind the accident, which occurred about oughly 5 p.m. ET on I-75 northwest of Atlanta.

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SOURCE: NBC News, Tim Stelloh