fair.png
Monday May 17th, 2021 2:52PM

Two seriously injured in Hall County multi-vehicle crash

By Kimberly Sizemore Anchor/Reporter

A serious accident in Hall county shut down State Route 60 for much of the afternoon and into the evening. Five vehicles were involved in the crash that sent four individuals to the hospital. The accident occurred at 1:56 p.m. this afternoon when a tractor trailer hauling large construction beams hit several of those vehicles.

 

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the tractor trailer was traveling northbound on State Route 60 just north of Construction Drive when several cars, also traveling northbound, were stopped. The tractor trailer was following too closely to the vehicle ahead of it and did not stop in time to avoid an accident. It first hit the van in front of it, pushing it off the roadway, hit a second truck, forcing that truck to cross the center line, and finally crashed into a third vehicle. That vehicle, a van, spun around and came to a stop, pinned between the tractor trailer and another truck. The beams the tractor trailer was carrying were unsecured and they went through the cab of the tractor trailer and into the van where the driver was trapped. The driver, Colo Edin from Chicago, IL, was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for serious injuries.

 

The driver of the tractor trailer, 66-year-old Lloyd Mitchell Crane of Murrayville, also had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, and was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

 

Two other individuals, a driver and a passenger from one of the other vehicles that was hit, were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

The Georgia State Patrol says it does not appear drugs or alcohol were involved, but the driver of the tractor trailer is facing charges.

  • Associated Categories: Homepage, Local/State News
  • Associated Tags: Georgia State Patrol, Tractor trailer accident, State Route 60, Construction Drive, Multi-vehicle accident
© Copyright 2021 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Two seriously injured in Hall County multi-vehicle crash
A serious accident in Hall county shut down State Route 60 for much of the afternoon and into the evening.
8:05PM ( 5 minutes ago )
New mass vaccination site coming to Gainesville
A new mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Gainesville will increase the number of vaccination opportunities available for this area.
6:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says 'we have to act'
Senate Democrats say they are pushing toward a vote on expanded gun control measures as the nation reels from it its second mass shooting in a week
3:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
Local/State News
Manhunt underway for a dangerous fugitive in Lumpkin County
A massive manhunt is underway for a fugitive last seen in Lumpkin County.
6:25PM ( 1 week ago )
Clarkesville woman killed in three-car crash in White County
A Clarkesville woman was killed, and a Clarkesville man was injured in a three-vehicle wreck in front of Jacky Jones Ford south of Cleveland Monday afternoon.
8:13AM ( 2 weeks ago )
GSP: Driver charged in White County DUI crash after passenger dies
The Georgia State Patrol has charged a Michigan man after his passenger died of injuries days following a White County wreck earlier this month.
6:07PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Child airlifted after being struck in Clarkesville driveway
A Clarkesville child was airlifted to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for treatment of injuries suffered when he was struck by a vehicle in his family driveway Wednesday night.
9:30PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Infant taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta after Hall County car accident
Two teenagers from Norcross and a 4-month-old boy were transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries after a Sunday Hall County car accident.
11:05AM ( 1 month ago )