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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.
Accident Reports by city
Most recent accident reports
Gwinnett County Police are seeking the driver who killed a 24-year-old motorcyclist over the weekend on Sunday at around 12:45 a.m., at Gravel Springs and Camp Branch roads near Buford. The victim, Scott Moseley, was found lying in the road. He was pronounced deceased at the crash site.
68-year-old Thomas Gerald Aldridge was riding a motorcycle on Buford Dam Road when he attempted to pass a vehicle at about 11:00 a.m. He accidentally clipped the rear of the vehicle he was trying to pass, lost control, and crashed into another vehicle. He was declared deceased at the scene.
The deceased rider, described as a man in his 50s, was pronounced deceased at the crash site. The driver of the Jeep who hit the rider stopped briefly and then fled the scene. Police located the Jeep later parked at a residence nearby. The driver was found and arrested.
Shawn L. Bailey was driving an SUV on Ga. 316 when he swerved to avoid a collision with another vehicle and struck an embankment on the side of the highway. The SUV rolled several times and came to a stop 75 feet away.
Investigators have identified a woman killed when she drove straight into a Gwinnett County pond Wednesday morning. The incident happened on a cut-through street in Peachtree Corners, surrounded by an office park. Witnesses say 53-year-old Laura Jones Tavel never made the curve and then never tri
A child was hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Lawrenceville Wednesday afternoon and later died.
According to a spokesperson with Gwinnett County police, the 13-year-old boy was riding his bike near Club Drive and Woodstream Drive just after 2 p.m. when he was hit by two cars.
Gwinnett County Police are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident, involving a motorcycle.
The accident happened at the intersection of Winder Highway and Sweet Gum Road in Lawrenceville around noon.
Lilburn Police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash late Thursday night.
Police say 34 year old Troy Hermandson died at the scene at Hood Road near Remington Court in Lilburn just before midnight.
A 50-year-old woman has been charged in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run accident that happened in unincorporated Norcross on Sunday.
Authorities say Ruth Escobar struck 85-year-old pedestrian Kanaiyalal P. Patel near Kings Ridge Drive and Singleton Road around 6 p.m.
More than eight hours after a woman drove her car into a swollen creek, crews were able to recover the car she was driving. At about 6 p.m. Monday, first responders pulled the woman's body, identified as Fawzia Jamshidi, 57, from the creek and transported her to the medical examiner's office.
One person is dead and two others were taken to a hospital after a big rig flipped on its side on northbound I-85 in Gwinnett County near Steve Reynolds Boulevard in unincorporated Duluth.