Fatal tractor-trailer crash reported in Gwinnett County
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – One person died and another was hospitalized following an accident on I-85 Wednesday morning.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of I-85 just south of the Jimmy Carter Boulevard exit.
Police say the collision, which involved two tractor-trailers and one car, resulted in the death of one passenger in the car. The driver of the car was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. Police have not said if any occupants in the tractor-trailers were injured in the crash.
The accident closed the northbound lanes of I-85 for several hours. The lanes were reopened shortly before 6:00 a.m.
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