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Athens Police Respond to Two-Vehicle Wreck

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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens Police and Athens Fire & Rescue rushed to the scene of a wreck at Jefferson Street and Elm Street on Thursday afternoon.

Officials say there are injuries.  Two medical helicopters were flown to the scene.

Police have closed Jefferson from Elm Street to Airport Road as a result.  Drivers should find an alternate route.

Crews had to cut the top off the car to free the people inside.  The extent of their injuries isn’t clear.