Big rig, bus collide on I-20 west in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. -- An accident involving a tractor trailer shut down all lanes of westbound Interstate 20 in Carroll County Wednesday morning.

The wreck was between a FedEx truck and a bus. It happened shortly after 6 a.m. just past Highway 61 in Villa Rica.

Georgia Department of Public Safety spokesperson Tracey Watson said the bus was rear-ended by the tractor trailer in the rightmost lane. Both vehicles left the road, overturned and caught fire.

A Life Flight helicopter was called to the scene to airlift the tractor trailer driver to Grady Memorial Hospital. The bus driver was transported by ground to Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica. No names were released.

The road completely reopened at around noon.

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