cloudy
Monday May 25th, 2015 7:30PM

Two seriously hurt in Candler Highway wreck

By Rob Moore Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Five people have been taken for treatment of injuries following a three-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer truck on Candler Highway (Ga. 60) near Bolman Road.<br /> <br /> Cpl. C.E. Parker, assistant post commander of Georgia State Patrol Post 6 in Gainesville, said one person was experiencing breathing problems and another was having apparent heart problems.<br /> <br /> Parker said a white Honda Odyssey driven by 60-year-old Kellie Ann Peppers of Winder traveled across the center line of Candler Highway near Bolman Road, sideswiping a 36-foot Sysco Foods tractor-trailer driven by 30-year-old Mason Charles Myers of Monroe.<br /> <br /> Peppers' van then continued, striking a black Toyota Corolla driven by 40-year-old Sabrina Mills Nix of Gillsville.<br /> <br /> Peppers and the front-seat passenger of the Toyota, identified as 73-year-old John Daniel Mills Sr. of Gillsville, were taken by ambulance for treatment of serious injuries, Parker said.<br /> <br /> Myers, Nix and 63-year-old Margaret Wade Mills of Gillsville also were taken by ambulance for treatment.<br /> <br /> A 7-year-old female passenger in Nix's car was not injured.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
Baseball: Gettys gem puts Red Elephants one win from AAAAA title
Gainesville’s Jonathan Gettys pitched a two-hit masterpiece to lead the Red Elephants to a 6-2 win over Greenbrier Monday in Game 1 of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series.
9:00AM ( 13 hours from now )
Child airlifted to hospital after falling into pool
A four-year-old child was revived by family members after reportedly falling into a swimming pool in Banks County.
6:43PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Lula remembers on Memorial Day
With prayer, song and inspired speech, the City of Lula, its citizens and veterans joined the nation in remembering the nation's war dead this Memorial Day.
3:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
3:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
By AccessWDUN staff
2:51PM ( 4 hours ago )