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Complete Gwinnett County, GA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Gwinnett County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Gwinnett County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Gwinnett County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Gwinnett County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Gwinnett County

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Gwinnett County, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Gwinnett County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Huge rise in traffic deaths in Gwinnett County and nationwide in 2016

Statewide, traffic deaths are up 7% from 2015, and up 34% from 2014.

In Gwinnett County, the statistics for 2014, provided by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, are:

Fatalities: 55

Injuries: 11081

Crashes: 36094

Speed-related fatal crashes: 18

These disturbing statistics should concern us all, since Georgians should expect that our roadways are getting safer, yet data shows this isn't always the case.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Fri, 01/13/2017 Pedestrian Accident Male pedestrian struck and killed by car on Indian Trail Lilburn Road and Dickens Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Sat, 01/07/2017 Pedestrian Accident Ramon Carrion, 46, killed when hit-and-run driver strikes, drags him in Gwinnett County, Atlanta
Sun, 12/25/2016 Pedestrian Accident Woman critically injured when struck in hit-and-run on Lawrenceville Suwanee Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Mon, 12/12/2016 Car Accident Michael L. Bruce, 29, dead in 2-vehicle crash on I-985 at SR 20 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Tue, 12/06/2016 Truck Accident Student and bus driver hospitalized after commercial truck strikes school bus on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Tue, 11/15/2016 Train Accident Train, truck collide at Holcomb Bridge Road and South Peachtree Street in Norcross, Georgia
Mon, 08/29/2016 Car Accident Dee Dowis, 48, killed in car collision on I-85 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Sun, 08/07/2016 Pedestrian Accident Shiquata Johnson, 31, killed in pedestrian collision on Annistown Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Sun, 08/07/2016 Pedestrian Accident One person killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Carlos Hernandez-Tecata, 44, on South Norcross Tucker Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Thu, 06/30/2016 Truck Accident Two people killed in collision with semi truck on Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Thu, 06/23/2016 Pedestrian Accident Georgette Stovall, 51, dies and Tiffany Hayes, 31, charged after pedestrian collision at Bethany Church and Brannan in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Mon, 06/20/2016 Car Accident Ashlyn Boyd, 17, critical and 3 other teens injured in crash on Webb Gin House Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Wed, 06/01/2016 Drunk Driving Alleged drunk driver crashes car vertically up pole at Old Norcross and Ingram roads in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Tue, 04/26/2016 Motorcycle Accident Thomas Baptiste, 42, killed in motorcycle collision on Lawrenceville Highway in Lawrenceville, Georgia
Sat, 03/26/2016 Car Accident Frankie Turner, 80, and James Turner, 83, killed, and Alen Beganovic, 17, charged after car crash on McKendree Church Road in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Fri, 03/25/2016 Other Type of Accident Precieux Basulama, 4, drowns in pool at Landmark at Bella Vista Apartments in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Thu, 03/24/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Andrew Carson, 20, killed, car driver seriously injured in collision on Duluth Highway and Meadow Church Road near Duluth, Georgia
Thu, 03/10/2016 Car Accident Jaedyn Rule, 8, critically injured and Jackie Rule injured in collision with tractor trailer on Interstate 85 in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Wed, 02/10/2016 Car Accident Cameron Lowe, 11 months, dies 11 days after crash that killed his father in Gwinnett County, Georgia
Thu, 01/28/2016 Car Accident Kryzysztof Krawczynski, 77, and Elzbieta Gurtler-Krawczynska, 78, killed in car crash involving vehicle fleeing from police on Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree Corners, Georgia