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Severe Truck Accident on I-85 Northbound in Suwanee, Georgia

March 28, 2022

SUWANEE, GEORGIA - An accident news report on states that the Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services and the Suwanee Police Department have responded to a fatal car accident and auto fire on Interstate 85 Northbound in Suwanee, Georgia.*

The law enforcement officers investigating the crash reported that the accident involved a passenger van and a tractor-trailer truck.  According to the accident report, a 32-year-old Buford man was tragically killed in the crash. 

According to the news report, SKYFOX passed over the accident scene and reported that the express lane's three left lanes were re-opened at approximately 3:20 PM.  However, the two right lanes and affected exit ramp were shut down for an additional period as an investigation continued.  The helicopter report states that a tractor-trailer and detached rig were wrecked on the right shoulder by Exit 111, and firefighters were fighting a van fire.

The Georgia Department of Transportation also reported a car was engulfed in flames along the Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road exit ramp.  The crash is currently under investigation by law enforcement. No more details about the severe truck accident has been reported. 

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