A Driver is in the Intensive Care Unit, an Officer is Stabilized After Interstate 85 Accident
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA – According to an online news report at patch.com, a vehicle operator is still in the intensive care unit and a police officer from Gwinnett County is now in stable condition following a multi car accident that caused Interstate 85 to be shut down.*
A driver is in critical condition while a police officer from the Gwinnett County Police is currently listed as in stable condition after a four vehicle auto accident that caused Interstate 85 to be shut down for over two hours.
One driver, a thirty three year old woman from Hoschton, Georgia, is currently in the intensive care unit at the hospital. The officer, a twenty two year old veteran, has been removed from the intensive care unit, however, he is still in the hospital being treated for serious injuries. He is currently listed as in serious but stable condition.
The driver of a third vehicle was identified as a twenty one year old woman from Lawrenceville, Georgia. The fourth vehicle driver has been identified as a thirty one year old male from Carnesville, Georgia.
According to the Gwinnett County Police, the officer was going in a northerly direction on Interstate 85 in his patrol vehicle. He hit the rear end of one of the vehicles which caused the multi-vehicle pileup. The accident is currently being investigated by the Accident Investigation Unit. It remains ongoing.
The crash happened before 5:30 p.m. on Interstate 85N located in a southerly direction from Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in the area of unincorporated Suwanee. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, per the police.
It is not clear whether charges will be brought at this time. There currently are no further details on the accident.
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