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Hit and Run on Buford Drive (Lawrenceville)

On August 5th, 2021, Officer J Cumbie was dispatched to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Buford Drive and Cripple Creek Drive.

The accident occurred at 10:50.

Mr. B Maroon was driving a Honda CMC and traveling south on Buford Drive approaching 854 Buford Drive.

The driver of a second vehicle, possibly a newer model Toyota, tan with non-tinted windows pulled out into the roadway as Mr. Maroon’s vehicle was approaching.

Mr. Maroon was unbale to stop in time to avoid a collision and struck the driver’s side of the second vehicle.

This vehicle with an unidentified driver left the scene of the accident without providing any information.

Mr. Maroon was unable to get a vehicle registration number of the Toyota but described the driver.

Mr. Maroon was not injured, and his vehicle sustained slight damage and was removed by himself.

The officer approached the store clerk at the gas station in an attempt to obtain camera footage of the incident, but the clerk was unable to access the cameras. He advised that the manager would be available later that afternoon.

It is suspected that the unidentified driver was at fault for failure to yield while entering a roadway.

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

The accident was reported in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County.


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