Unborn child killed, 13 others injured in Southeast GA crash

LAURENS COUNTY — The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a crash that left an unborn child dead.

The crash happened Saturday on Highway 19 in Laurens County. A total of 13 people were injured and an unborn child killed, WGXA reports.

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GSP said a Ford van with 13 passengers missed a turn into a gas station and tried to turn around by making a U-turn.

As it was turning, GSP said a dump truck hit the van.


All 13 passengers in the van were taken to area hospitals. Three of those people had to be airlifted.

A female passenger was pregnant and suffered serious injuries. Her baby was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver of the dump truck had non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into the crash continues.

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