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Construction Zone Accident on Hurricane Shoals (Lawrenceville)

On May 25, 2021, Officer M Lee was dispatched to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Hurricane Shoals Road and Northdale Road.

The accident occurred at 111:00.

Mr. M Crisp was driving a Dodge Ram Truck and Ms. E McCarthy was driving a Ford Explorer.

Both vehicles were traveling eastbound on Hurricane Shoals Road.

Construction workers flagged approaching eastbound traffic to stop.

Mr. Crisp stated that he briefly looked westbound before looking eastbound.

He had not noticed that Ms. McCarthy had slowed almost to a stop.

Mr. Crisp then collided with the rear of Ms. McCarthy’s vehicle.

Both vehicles sustained moderate damage but were both removed by their respective drivers.

The weather, surface conditions and light conditions were all good.

Mr. Crisp was cited in terms of O.C.G.A. 40-6-49 “Following too closely”.

The accident was reported in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County.


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