A three-truck accident that happened on Interstate 85 southbound in Gwinnett County left one person dead, according to a report by 11 Alive.
According to authorities, three trucks were involved in the fatal incident: a freezer truck, a furniture truck carrying 91,000 pounds of load, and an unknown truck. Officials said the driver of the unknown truck was pronounced dead after being ejected from their vehicle and run over.
The accident caused all lanes of Interstate 85 southbound to be rerouted near Hamilton Mill Road, where motorists were sent to exit 126 – State Route 211.
According to data released by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Gwinnett County ranked third in total car crash fatalities across the state, with 57 and 50 recorded deaths in 2010 and 2011, respectively.
Our legal team at the Ausband & Dumont sends our deepest, most heartfelt condolences to family and friends who lost a loved one in this tragic incident.