.

I-85 Injury Crash Scatters Screws Across the Highway

Three vehicles were involved in the wreck near Buford.

A three-vehicle accident on I-85 South near Buford sent two people to the hospital Friday afternoon — one with non-life-threatening injuries and another with a medical emergency unrelated to the wreck.

Gwinnett Fire Capt. Tommy Rutledge said a fire engine travelling southbound on I-85 rolled up on the accident around 4:35 p.m. Friday not long after it happened. The accident occurred south of Buford Drive.

“There were three vehicles involved, with one pickup truck (work truck) that rolled over,” Rutledge said in a news release.

Rutledge said the work truck was carrying cabinet installation equipment. A large box of screws spilled across the roadway, prompting the closure for cleanup.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »