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2 hurt in head-on wreck

Vehicles crash in front of medical center

Melanie Ruberti

mruberti@civitasmedia.com

EMS workers prepare to get an occupant of an older model Chevy Astro minivan that crashed on Vernon Street on Friday. Officers said the van went through a green light and a gray Kia Sorento turned left in front of it. The two vehicles collided head on in the intersection in front of West Georgia Medical Center.
http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_WEB0726Wreck.jpgEMS workers prepare to get an occupant of an older model Chevy Astro minivan that crashed on Vernon Street on Friday. Officers said the van went through a green light and a gray Kia Sorento turned left in front of it. The two vehicles collided head on in the intersection in front of West Georgia Medical Center. Melanie Ruberti | Daily News

LaGRANGE — Two people were injured after their vehicles collided at the intersection of Medical Center Parkway and Vernon Street just after noon Friday in front of West Georgia Medical Center.

LaGrange police said a woman driving a gray Kia Sorento turned left in front of a light blue Chevy Astro van. An officer on the scene said the van had the green light, and was eastbound on Vernon Street when it slammed into the Kia.

The two vehicles collided head on, the officer said.

The man driving the Chevy van was complaining of leg and hand injuries and was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

LaGrange police said the woman was also hurt in the accident, but information on her injuries wasn’t available at the scene.

Their conditions weren’t available by press time.

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter at LaGrange Daily News. She may be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2156.