UPDATE: The Georgia State Patrol says a fourth person has died as a result of the wrecks.
Police and rescue crews outside Macon, Georgia are on the scene of a deadly accident involving multiple vehicles, including an tanker truck, on Interstate-16.
FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:
At least three people are dead and a fire broke out after 27 vehicles crashed into one another along Interstate-16 in Laurens County, Georgia, close to Dothan and in between Macon and Savannah. One of those vehicles was a tanker truck, which exploded following impact. Another nine people were said to be hurt badly. No cause could be immediately identified but officers and witnesses claim there had been thick fog in the area all morning.
Eben Brown, FOX News Radio.